Thomas Williams (1798 - after 1862)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Wood-engraver. Brother of wood-engraver Samuel Williams (1788-1853) and painter, engraver and illustrator Mary Ann Williams (b. ca. 1788).
Thomas Williams engravings were signed ‘THOS WILLIAMS sc’, ’T WILLIAMS’, ’T W’, or ‘TW’. He trained Joseph Swain in 1837. Two addresses are known for him: 15 Wine Office Court, Fleet Street (1855) and 37 Ludgate Hill (1862). Thomas Williams never married and was always in a poor state both physically and financially.
Bibliography Dictionary of National Biography R K Engen, Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers, 1985
Born: 1798 in Colchester
Died: after 1862
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