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Thomas Scott Seed

(active 1794-died 1823), Engraver

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Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson), by Thomas Scott Seed, after  Unknown artist - NPG D16738

Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson)

by Thomas Scott Seed, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1794
NPG D16738


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Richard Heaton

28 March 2018, 21:00

T.S. Seed I think is Thomas Scott Seed, in 1794 he also did a engraving (which I can't trace another copy of so far) of Richard Earl Howe in the same year. I collect 17th to 19th century (it started as mainly Georgian and Regency newspapers now I think over 100k examples). Its one of several prints in an Georgian album which contains lots of contemporary newspaper cuttings which I acquired recently. I'd never seen a newspaper cutting / print book before. Another image you might not have, which is in the album is William Cobbett by Adam Buck (you have Major Cartwright from the same Parliamentary series and painting of Hunt which also forms part of the series.
If you want more details on T.S. Seed just let me know - I've been corresponding and today made a visit to see Dr Esther Chadwick at the BM
Best Regards Richard Heaton

P.S. I've also managed to trace more details of another print (and related prints) - George III painted by Corbould Engraved by Warren and published by C. Cooke in 1792

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