John Davison, Engraver

(fl. 1724-1744)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was son of John Davison, of Athy, gunsmith, and was apprenticed in 1724 to Philip Simms (q.v.), the engraver. Engravings by him, including maps, are in the "Universal History," published, in seven volumes, by George Faulkner in 1744, where are also many plates by his master, Philip Simms.

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