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Last NameMajor    
Given NameThomas    
alt. NamesT. M. ; Jorma / Jor. Le Blanc ;    
Year born1714 / 1720    
Year died1799    
Place of deathLondon, England, UK    
Father's occupationRichard Major of Hursley    
Educationpupil of Gravelot in London, ->Jacques-Philippe Le Bas in Paris and Cochin    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forobstetrician William Hunter: Anatomia uteri 1774, pl. 3.; Thomas Major: The Ruins of Paestum, 1786 ; Thomas Pennant: A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, Chester 1774-1776, vol. 1, p. 263;    
PatronageGeorge II&III Chief Engraver of His Majesty's Seals; Engraver of the Stamp Office    
Collaborators->Jan van Rymsdyk; Andrew Lawrence; ->John Ingram    
Techniquesanatomical, architectural, geological & topographic copperplate engraving    
Archival sourcesRoyal Academy of Arts Collections: http://www.racollection.org.uk/ixbin/indexplus?_IXACTION_=file&_IXFILE_=templates/full/person.html&person=5790    
Published sourcesAKL; ThB 23 1929, 580Choulant 1920: 296; Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Vol. 35 ; Carl Gustav Carus: Wahrnehmung und Konstruktion, Dresden 2009, p.185    
otherT.M. accompanied Gravelot to Netherlands    

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