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Last NameSalt    
Given NameHenry    
alt. NamesH, S. ;    
Marriage1. (informal) Mahbubeh; 2. Signorina Pensa (+1824) in 1819 from Livorno in Leghorn    
ChildrenGeorgina Henrietta Annesley (1821-); Julia (1823-23); infant daughter (1824-24); Henry (illegitimate ?1818)    
Year born1780 in Lichfield, Staffordshire    
Year died1827    
Place of deathDesouk/Dessuke near Alexandria    
Father's occupationsurgeon apothecary Thomas Salt (1xxx-1817) ; Alice Butt (1740-1801) (mother)    
Relativesapothecary Carey Butt (father-in-law); sister:Jane (1778-); father-in-law merchant Pensa, bro-in-law: med. Robert Halls, Count Elisee William De Visme    
Educationportrait painting from topogr. draughtsman Joseph Farington & John Hoppner in London    
Country of ActivityEgypt    
Worked forGeorge Annesley Viscount Valentia: Voyages and Travels to India (1809) ; H. Salt: Voyage to Abyssinia (1809-10 & 1824) & Views (1809) ;    
PatronageBritish Government as Consul General in Egypt 1815     
CollaboratorsRobert Havell ; D. Havell ; J. Hill ; J. Bluck ;    
Techniquesnatural and landscape drawing and painting    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum & Natural History Museum;     
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 29 1935: 356 ; Sawyer 1971: 179 ; John J. Halls: Life HS (1834) ; D. Manley & P. Rée: HS Artist Traveller Diplomat 2001: 183f. ; Aleyn Lyelle Reade: Johnsonian gleanings (1923) ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Egypt (Cairo), India, Sri Lanka, Red Sea region, and Ethiopia. Egyptologist, draughtsman to Lord Valentia 1802-6.    
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