James Caulfield

Dates: 1764-1826
Distinguished for his knowledge of prints (Timperley). In the late 18th century, buying prints became something of a trend, and Caulfield was one of the most knowledgeable and connected dealers in his field. He also reprinted many famous and sought-after prints. His customers included Sir Charles Townley, Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (whose collection is in the British Museum), and Dr. Samuel Johnson (Clayton).
Page 783: Timperley, C.H. Encyclopaedia of Literary and Typographical Anecdote, London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842.
Pages 329-330: Stephen, Sir Leslie and Sir Sidney Lee. "Dictionary of national biography." London: Smith, Elder, & co., 1887.
Online: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/4910
Occupations: author, print seller


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