- Also known as
Myles Birket Foster
primary name: Foster, Myles Birket
other name: Foster, Birket
- individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; British; Male
- Life dates
- Book illustrator, watercolourist, etcher, wood and metal engraver, and landscape painter; moved from Northumberland to London in 1830; apprenticed to wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells; employed by Henry Vizetelly as a draughtsman in 1846; from 1859 focused on painting in watercolours.
- Cundall, H.M. 'Birket Foster RWS' London, 1906.
Lewis, Frank, 'Birket Foster', Leigh on Sea: Lewis, 1973.
Reynolds, Jan, 'Myles Birket Foster', London: Batsford, 1984.
R.K.Engen, 'Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers,' 1985
R K Engen, 'Dictionary of Victorian Engravers, Prints Publishers and Their Works', 1979