BYRNE, GEORGE

(d. 1791)

Engraver

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

A Dublin engraver, living in Fishamble Street, who had been trained in the Dublin Society's School. He executed several plates for "Wilson's Dublin Magazine" in 1762 and 1763, and also worked for "Exshaw's London Magazine" about 1777. He engraved John Rocque's Map of the County and City of Kilkenny in 1758, and Jacob Nevill's Map of the County of Wicklow, 1760 (32 by 27 ½ inches). He died in Fishamble Street in October, 1791.

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