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Sands, James (Engraver)


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  • Variants

    • Sands, J. (James) (Engraver)
    • Sands, James, steel engraver
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1805,1806]Andrew George Connor blog
    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1803Science Museum Group website
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1882Science Museum Group website
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Robert Sands and Sons (London, England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Gender

        Males
    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Sands, James, steel engraver
  • Sources

    • found: American scenery, 1840:plate (J. Sands)
    • found: Prints and printmaking, 1984(Sands, James; steel engraver; architect; fl. London 1811-1841; poss. identical with John Sands, fl. 1855)
    • found: Connor, Andrew George. Connorhistory.com blog, John and Marjory Moffat Sands, 2018, viewed March 5, 2019:page 2 (Robert Sands (1782-1855), father of John Sands; John Sands was born in Sandhurst, Berkshire, England on 11 November 1818, youngest of the seven children of Robert Sands (1782-1855) and his wife Hannah, née Giblett (1777-1859); Robert Sands was the third generation of a family of engravers; Robert's sons James Sand, Robert Sands junior and John Sands were also apprenticed to be engravers, and continued that tradition) page 3 (as of census night, 6 June 1841, the family of Robert and Hannah were living at 9 Southampton Terrace, St Mary Islington, Middlesex; by that time, John Sands (22) had completed his apprenticeship and was recognised as an "engraver"; his elder brothers James (35) and Robert junior (33) had married, left home and become engravers in their own right; Robert Sands and Sons, London; son John emigrated to Sydney, New South Wales, with his sister Maria, in 1841, with support of the family to start a business venture there) page 4 (Robert Sands junior died in 1845; by 1850, Robert Sands senior and eldest son James were running the London end of business)
    • found: Science Museum Group website, viewed March 6, 2019(James Sands, 1803-1882; British; born in England, United Kingdom; engraver; credit on prints: J. Sands)
  • Change Notes

    • 2006-05-01: new
    • 2019-03-08: revised
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