Anthony Highmore

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Anthony Highmore (1719–1799) was an English draughtsman.

St. James's Park and the Banqueting House in London, by Anthony Highmore

Life[edit]

He was the only son of Joseph Highmore, known for five views of Hampton Court, engraved by John Tinney. He was deaf, and resided mostly at Canterbury, where he studied theology. He died on 3 October 1799, in his eighty-first year.[1]

Family[edit]

Highmore married early in life Anna Maria, daughter of the Rev. Seth Ellis of Brampton, Derbyshire. They had fifteen children, one of whom was Anthony Highmore the legal writer.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1891). "Highmore, Joseph". Dictionary of National Biography. 26. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 

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Attribution

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainLee, Sidney, ed. (1891). "Highmore, Joseph". Dictionary of National Biography. 26. London: Smith, Elder & Co.