LYONS, EDWARD

Herald Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Index of Irish Herald Painters

Was born in 1726. He was an engraver, seal-cutter, and herald-painter, near Essex Bridge in 1753, and afterwards in Fishamble Street and Essex Street. He painted coats of arms, and engraved book-plates, and had a large collection of heraldic manuscripts. He died in 1801. For full details concerning him, and list of his book-plates, see Vol. II, page 36.

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