Trader Details

Details for: WATTS, William

Name: WATTS, William
County: London
Town: London
Address(es): Kemp's Row, Chelsea
Book Trades: Engraver/etcher, Print seller
Non-Book Trade: Not known
Trading Dates: 1779 - 1851 (date of death)
Biographical Dates: 1752 (date of birth) - 1851 (date of death)
Notes: Son of a silk weaver. Taught by Paul Sandby and Edward Rooker. Cont Rooker's `Copperplate Magazine' after Rooker's death in 1774. Blind in later years
  • Maxted, Ian, The London Book Trades, 1775-1800: a preliminary checklist of members (Folkestone, 1977)
    Maxted, Ian, The London Book Trades, 1735-1775: a checklist of members in trade directories and in Musgrave's 'Obituary' (Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History No.3, 1984)

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