- Robert Joseph Hixon
- Also known as
Robert Joseph Hixon
primary name: Hixon, Robert Joseph
other name: Hixon, Br
other name: Hixon, R J
- individual; publisher/printer; printmaker; British; Male
- Life dates
- 13 Bridges Street Covent Garden, London (1794)
16 Vinegar Yard, Drury Lane (1799)
355 Strand (1799-1810)
440 Strand (1809, as R.J. Hixon)
440 Strand (1811-1817)
- Engraver and printseller, probably the R Hixon who published the aquatint The Isle of Dogs (1813). BM Satires 1799-1800.
'R. J. Hixon' appears on a republished state of S W Reynolds' mezzotint of George III reviewing the Volunteer Corps issued from 440 Strand in 1809. Possibly a relation rather than the same man.
Trade card in Banks Collection (D,2.2164) advertises "Rt. Hixon, Engraver, No.13, Brydges [sic] Street, Covent Garden; Seals neatly engrav'd. Tradesmen's Cards, Bills of Parcels, Bankers Checks, Notes, Drafts, Visiting Tickets, Coats of Arms, Crests, Cyphers, &c. N.B. Printing in General."
Nigel Tattersfield (email May 2022): Hixon's will is at National Archives, PROB 11/1836/157.
- Maxted, 'The London Book Trades 1775-1800: A Preliminary Checklist of members'
David Alexander, 'Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Engravers', 2021