John Boydell 1720 - 1804

Nationality:
British

1751, shop, sign of the Unicorn, at the corner of Queen Street, Cheapside, London. Became publisher and printseller, employed apprentices from 1752. 1786 entered partnership with nephew Josiah Boydell (1752–1817), artist and publisher. operated corporately as John Boydell, engravers (act. 1760–1804), printmakers.