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Last NameBoydell    
Given NameJohn    
alt. NamesJ. B. ;    
MarriageElizabeth Lloyd (1xxx-1781) in 1748    
Year born1720 in St Olave Old Jewry, London    
Year died1804    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationland surveyor    
RelativesBoydell's business partner Josiah Boydell (1750-1817) (nephew), who continued business at 90 Cheapside, but by 1818, business was finished    
Educationapprenticed to engr. ->William Henry Toms    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked for    
PatronageJ. B. established his own business in 1746 ; in 1790 he became Lord Mayor of London ;    
Collaboratorscopper engraver ->Anthony Walker ;    
Techniquestopographical and technical copper engraving ; mostly artsy illustrations    
Archival sourcesBNBF: Recueil. Oeuvre de John Boydell; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Boydell    
Published sourcesDNB 6 (1886): https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Boydell,_John_%28DNB00%29; Klingender 1968/74: 70-73, 250 & fig. 5 ;    
otherEnglish engraver, print publisher, and occasional scientific illustrator.    

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