Samuel Lysons

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Samuel Lysons (1763 – June 1819) was an English antiquarian and engraver who, together with his elder brother Daniel Lysons (1762–1834), published several works on antiquarian topics.wikipedia
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Daniel Lysons (antiquarian)

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Samuel Lysons (1763 – June 1819) was an English antiquarian and engraver who, together with his elder brother Daniel Lysons (1762–1834), published several works on antiquarian topics.
He collaborated on several works with his antiquarian younger brother Samuel Lysons (1763–1819).

Antiquarian

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Samuel Lysons (1763 – June 1819) was an English antiquarian and engraver who, together with his elder brother Daniel Lysons (1762–1834), published several works on antiquarian topics.

Britannia Depicta

He wrote the descriptions for Cadell & Davies version of Britannia depicta.
Cadell & Davies published its own editions of the Britannia Depicta atlas over many years, with accompanying descriptions by Samuel Lysons.

Magna Britannia

Magna Britannia, being a concise Topographical Account of the several Counties of Great Britain
Magna Britannia, being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain was a topographical and historical survey published by the antiquarians Daniel Lysons and his brother Samuel Lysons in several volumes between 1806 and 1822.

Orpheus mosaic

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It dates to c. AD 325 and was re-discovered by Gloucestershire-born antiquarian Samuel Lysons in 1793.

List of Keepers of the Records in the Tower of London

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From 1803 until his death in 1819 he was Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London, then one of the principal storage sites for historic government documents and other archives until the opening in 1838 of the Public Record Office in Chancery Lane (since superseded by the National Archives, Kew).

Cadell & Davies

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He wrote the descriptions for Cadell & Davies version of Britannia depicta.
Descriptions in the book were written by Samuel Lysons, F.R.S., F.S.A. The book includedJoseph Farington's work, such as General View from Matlock High Tor, in Part VI, Derbyshire published May 15, 1817.

Woodchester Roman Villa

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It dates to c. AD 325 and was re-discovered by Gloucestershire-born antiquarian Samuel Lysons in 1793.

Engraving

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Samuel Lysons (1763 – June 1819) was an English antiquarian and engraver who, together with his elder brother Daniel Lysons (1762–1834), published several works on antiquarian topics.

Archaeology

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He was one of the first archaeologists to investigate Roman sites in Britain, and specialised in the study of mosaics.

Ancient Rome

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He was one of the first archaeologists to investigate Roman sites in Britain, and specialised in the study of mosaics.

Mosaic

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He was one of the first archaeologists to investigate Roman sites in Britain, and specialised in the study of mosaics.

Rodmarton

He was born at Rodmarton near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, the younger son of the Reverend Samuel Lysons (1730–1804) by his wife Mary Peach of Rodmarton.

Cirencester

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He was born at Rodmarton near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, the younger son of the Reverend Samuel Lysons (1730–1804) by his wife Mary Peach of Rodmarton.

Bath, Somerset

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Samuel studied law at Bath in Somerset and was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1798 and having chosen the Oxford Circuit, he practised law until December 1803.

Call to the bar

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Samuel studied law at Bath in Somerset and was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1798 and having chosen the Oxford Circuit, he practised law until December 1803.

Inner Temple

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Samuel studied law at Bath in Somerset and was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1798 and having chosen the Oxford Circuit, he practised law until December 1803.

Assizes

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Samuel studied law at Bath in Somerset and was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1798 and having chosen the Oxford Circuit, he practised law until December 1803.

Society of Antiquaries of London

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Samuel served as director of the Society of Antiquaries of London from 1798 to 1809.

Royal Society

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He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1797 and later served as vice-president and treasurer (1810–1819) of the Society.

Royal Academy of Arts

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Shortly before he died, he also served as antiquary professor in the Royal Academy. His portrait was painted by, among others, Academicians Sir Thomas Lawrence and George Dance the Younger.

Thomas Lawrence

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His portrait was painted by, among others, Academicians Sir Thomas Lawrence and George Dance the Younger.

George Dance the Younger

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His portrait was painted by, among others, Academicians Sir Thomas Lawrence and George Dance the Younger.

Public Record Office

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From 1803 until his death in 1819 he was Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London, then one of the principal storage sites for historic government documents and other archives until the opening in 1838 of the Public Record Office in Chancery Lane (since superseded by the National Archives, Kew).

Chancery Lane

From 1803 until his death in 1819 he was Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London, then one of the principal storage sites for historic government documents and other archives until the opening in 1838 of the Public Record Office in Chancery Lane (since superseded by the National Archives, Kew).