Joseph Netherclift

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Martyrdom of Charles I, by Netherclift

Joseph Netherclift (8 September 1792 - 8 April 1863) was an English composer and lithographer. He was awarded a medal in 1829 for his method of lithography.[1] He was making lithographic facsimiles of historical documents in 1833.[2]

Perhaps his most famous work is "We Happy Shepherd Swains".

Netherclift died 8 April, 1863 and is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.


  1. ^ The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal. Henry Colburn and Company. 1829. p. 352. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Maurice Rickards; Michael Twyman (2000). The Encyclopedia of Ephemera: A Guide to the Fragmentary Documents of Everyday Life for the Collector, Curator, and Historian. Routledge,cc2000. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-415-92648-5. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 

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