- Also known as
primary name: Clark, John
- individual; printmaker; publisher/printer; British; Male
- Life dates
- at the bottom of Warwick Court in Holborn, over against Chancery Lane, London
Grays Inn, London
- Writing-master, engraver and printseller in London.
Three trade cards in Heal Collection. Heal,59.31 advertises "John Clark Engraver...Vive le Burin." Heal,59.32 advertises "John Clark, Engraver and Print-Seller, in Grays Inn, London. Vive le Burin." Heal's annotations on mount: "Compare small card or book label (Heal,59.33) of J. Clark engraver & printseller, Grays Inn, London." Heal,59.33 advertises "15 Mantlings Compartments. Price 6 Pence. Sold by J. Clark Engraver & Printseller, Grays-Inn, London." Heal's annotations on mount: "Compare 2 photographs of Trade cards in H.C. Levis' Collection (1) John Clark engraver & printseller in Grays Inn, London. (2) John Clark engraver at ye bottom of Warwick Court in Holborn over against Chancery Lane, near London." Trade card (D,2.3414) and photograph of an identical trade card in Banks Collection (Banks,59.37) advertise "John Clark Engraver and Print-Seller in Grays Inn London. Vive Le Burin. Where may be had all sorts of Maps or Prints, & great variety of Books for Youth to Draw after. The best black-Lead Pencils; Right Indian-Ink, & Water-Colours. At which Place are Engrav'd Steel or Silver-Seals & Stamps, Names Cut on Brass or Wood for the Use of such as cannot Write. Also Arms, Crests & Cyphers on Gold & Silver Plate; Copper-Plates for Books & other Uses; Blank Notes for Bankers, Shop-keepers-Bills &c. At Reasonable Rates."