William Holl the Younger
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William Holl the Younger

Engraver + Elder
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Born Feb 1807
Died Jan 30, 1871

William Holl the Younger was an English portrait and figure engraver, noted for his book illustrations. The eldest of four sons of William Holl the Elder (c1771-1838), he was taught engraving by his father – at first stipple and later line on steel. The first portrait engraving produced on his own was that of Thomas Cranmer in May 1829 for inclusion in Edmund Lodge's Portraits of Illustrious Personages.… Read More

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1807 Birth Born in 1807.

TWENTIES

1829 22 Years Old 1 More Event
The first portrait engraving produced on his own was that of Thomas Cranmer in May 1829 for inclusion in Edmund Lodge's Portraits of Illustrious Personages.
1830 23 Years Old He was a founder member of the Chalcographic Society started by several notable engravers in 1830.
1834 27 Years Old Holl also produced portraits for William Jerdan's National Portrait Gallery (1830–34) and for the 1834 Chambers's Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen.

THIRTIES

1837 30 Years Old Working with his brother Francis Holl (1815–84), he provided engraved illustrations to Finden's 1837 Tableaux of National Character and Gallery of Beauty of 1841 and to the 1840 edition of The Land of Burns. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1871 64 Years Old Died in 1871.
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