School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

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Display artist/maker:

H. Merke

Born: Switzerland   Active: 1800-1820

Painter and engraver. Worked in London illustrating a number of books. Merke hand coloured a series of engravings of hunting scenes, after Samuel Howitt (c.1756-1822), for Capt. Thomas Williamson's 'Oriental Field Sports', Edward Orme, 1807, and worked on engravings for 'Orme's Graphic History of the Life, Exploits, and Death of Horatio Nelson', Orme, 1806, and George Brookshaw's 'Pomona Britannica, or a Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits at present cultivated in this country', 1812

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

[Seascape / maritime scene] WD137 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Seascape / maritime scene] WD138 WaterColourOrDrawings