Malton, James, 1761-1803 architectural draughtsman and author

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Malton, James, 1761-1803 architectural draughtsman and author

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Son of Thomas Malton the elder, 1726–1801, the English architect, draughtsman and writer on geometry, James Malton, 1761-1803, was a topographical artist, exhibiting some fifty-one drawings, designs for, and elevations of buildings at the Royal Academy between 1792 and 1803. He is best known for 'Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin', a series of 25 prints originally published between 1792 and 1799.


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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Duncan Birrell, February 2018




Oxford dictionary of National Biography. Article: 'Malton, Thomas, the elder (1726–1801)' by Ann Saunders, 23 September 2004. Wikipedia, 'James Malton', 10 October 2017

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