William Gardiner

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Gardiner, William, an engraver of some note, born in Dublin, 11th June 1766. He was a man of unsettled habits, and died in London, 8th May 1814, aged 47. A pupil of Bartolozzi, his engravings are said to be admirably executed. Among them are a set on the "Economy of Human Life," illustrations to Shakspere, the Memoirs of Grammont, and Dryden's Fables.

Sources

349. Worthies of Ireland, Biographical Dictionary of the: Richard Ryan. 2 vols. London, 1821. Wyse, Thomas, see No. 73.

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