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 William Woollett

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William Woollett Famous memorial

Birth
Maidstone, Maidstone Borough, Kent, England
Death
23 May 1785 (aged 49)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
St Pancras, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID
10237 View Source

Master engraver, appointed by King George III as 'Historical Engraver to His Majesty' after the enormous success of his print of the death of General Wolfe (q.v.). His monument shows 'the Genius of Engraving handing down to posterity the works of painting, sculpture and architecture; whilst Fame is distribution them over the four quarters of the globe.'

Master engraver, appointed by King George III as 'Historical Engraver to His Majesty' after the enormous success of his print of the death of General Wolfe (q.v.). His monument shows 'the Genius of Engraving handing down to posterity the works of painting, sculpture and architecture; whilst Fame is distribution them over the four quarters of the globe.'


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 2 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10237
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10237/william-woollett: accessed ), memorial page for William Woollett (15 Aug 1735–23 May 1785), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10237, citing St. Pancras Old Churchyard, St Pancras, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .