Linton, William James

Linton, William James

▪ American engraver and author
born , Dec. 7, 1812, London
died Dec. 29, 1897, New Haven, Conn., U.S.

      wood (wood engraving) engraver, author, and active member of the British working-class movement called Chartism.

      From an early age Linton contributed engravings to the Royal Academy summer exhibitions and to books and periodicals. An ardent republican, Linton was politically active in the 1840s and early 1850s, founding a political party and editing a number of radical papers. In 1866 he emigrated with his family to the United States and set up a printing press at New Haven. He wrote poetry, an autobiography, and books on his craft, among them The Masters of Wood-Engraving (1889).

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