STONE, JAMES

(d. c. 1775)

Medallist

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was employed by the Linen Board in making dies, and also did medals for the Dublin Society. There is a book-plate of "Js. Young," 1770, Stone Sculp. He died from the effects of intemperance in or about 1775. After his death his business was continued by his son, JOHN STONE, who was also of intemperate habits, and in 1778 was a prisoner for debt in Dublin. He died in 1779, and was buried on 17th January at St. Andrew's. William Mossop (q.v.) was apprenticed to James Stone in 1765.

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