- Also known as
primary name: Orme, Daniel
other name: D. Orme & Co.
- individual; publisher/printer; printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Male
- Life dates
- 14 Old Bond Street, London (from 1792; in May 1794 called 'the Morland Gallery')
19 Old Bond Street, London
23 Holles Street Cavendish Square, London (1798)
118 New Bond Street, then 59 Bond Street (1800)
Manchester (in 1803)
308 Oxford Street near Bond Street (1809)
- Print publisher, painter and etcher; born Manchester, entered RA schools in 1785 and continued to live in London; brother of Daniel and William (q.q.v.). Began as etcher, but very soon turned publisher, with a large output of topographical, historical and ornamental prints.
Date of birth previously given as 1766, revised in accordance with Waterhouse.
Trade cards (Heal,59.116) and photograph of that card (Heal,100.54) in Heal Collection, and the same card in Banks Collection (Banks,59.121) advertise "D. Orme, Historical Engraver to His Majesty and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. No.19, Old Bond Street. A choice Collection of Pictures, Drawings & Prints by the most approved Masters. Also all sorts of Picture Frames. Drawing Materials, Sattin Prints & Medallions for Screens, Caddies, &c..." Heal's annotations on mounts: "Daniel Orme b. 1766 (?) - d. 1832 (?) exhibited at R.A. 1797-1801. Portrait painter & engraver to George III. See D.N.B. & Bryans Dictionary. Compare also cards of Edward Orme, printseller. A similar card of D. Orme (like above) gives his address No. 14 Old Bond St. D.Orme & Co. of the Morland Gallery, 14 Old Bond Street published 2 'Sketch Books' by George Morland in 1793 & a third in 1794." Trade card in Banks Collection (Banks,59.122) is similar to Heal,59.116, Heal,100.54 and Banks,59.121, but with no address or description of offerings. It advertises ""D. Orme, Historical Engraver to His Majesty and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales."