Samuel Davenport (1783 - 1867)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Samuel Davenport was an early exponent of steel-engraving, which he used for his major series of engravings for the British annual Forget-me-Not in the volumes published between 1828 and 1842.
Most of his plates were in line on copper or steel and signed Davenport, but S. Davenport and S. Devonport are also known.
Born: 1783 in Bedford