Henry Bryan Hall

(1808 - 1884)
Henry Bryan Hall & Nathaniel Dance Captain Francis Grose, 1731 - 1791. Antiquary Unknown

Biography

Henry Bryan Hall was born in London in 1808, training and as an engraver under Benjamin Smith. After his apprenticeship he worked for Henry Thomas Ryall, assisting in the engraving of portraits for Ryalls engraving of the coronation of Queen Victoria. He immigrated to the United States in 1850, settling in New York and establishing a successful firm which engraved and published portraits of celebrities from American colonial and revolutionary history.