William Greatbach (Biographical details)

William Greatbach (printmaker; British; Male; 1802 - 1894)

Also known as

Greatbach, William

Address

2 Crecent Place, Mornington Crescent (1846)

Biography

Name sometimes spelled Greatbatch, but Greatbach was usual. Line engraver and illustrator, worked in London from 1820, engraved plates after old masters for popular almanacks; the PSA listed some of his works. Brother of engraver George Greatbach, he was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, and died in London.
A separate portfolio of his engravings is not yet entered on the database (kept at Blythe House).
Also published some prints, occasionally as 'Messrs Greatbach', presumably in collaboration with his brother

Bibliography

R K Engen, 'Dictionary of Victorian Engravers, Print Publishers and Their Works', 1979.