- Also known as
James Baylis Allen
primary name: Allen, James Baylis
- individual; printmaker; British; Male
- Life dates
- 68 Hermitage Place, St. John Street Road, London (in 1833)
Gloucester Place, St. Pancras, London (in 1841)
108 Camden Road Villas, Camden Town, London (in 1846-1855)
11 Queens Road, Kentish Town, London (in 1859-61)
86 Brecknock Road, Upper Holloway, London (in 1871)
- English landscape engraver and artist. Principally known for a wide variety of landscape engravings after the leading topographical artists of the day. Born Birmingham 18 April 1803. The son of Joseph Allen, a button manufacturer, and his wife Elizabeth. Apprenticed to his elder brother Josiah, a general engraver, in about 1818. Originally worked on labels, patterns, etc. Exhibited at RSBA 1833. Died Camden Town 11 January 1876. Buried Highgate Cemetery. His son, Walter James Allen, was a wood-engraver for 'The Art Journal'.
- Census Returns. Hunnisett. (Information from Laurence Worms).