HOUSTON, H.

(fl. c. 1791)

Engraver

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

An engraver working in Dublin at the latter end of the eighteenth century, chiefly in stipple. A portrait of Thomas Edwards, surgeon, after "Roache," was engraved by him in 1791; "Love and Fortune," after Cipriani, was published by W. Allen in Dame Street, and a small portrait of "John Philpot Curran" was engraved by him after H. Hopson (q.v.), in the "Universal Magazine" for February, 1791. Portraits of "W. T. Lewis" and "John Doyle," M.P. for Mullingar (afterwards General Sir Jn. Doyle), were in the "Hibernian Magazine," July, 1791.

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