Callender, Joseph

A dated 1808 engraved bookplate for Harvard College's Hasty Pudding Library, signed Callender

p4A ItemID E8914542
A plain armorial engraved bookplate for Thomas Cary by the Boston engraver Joseph Callender

p4A ItemID E8914453
An allegorical bookplate engraved by Joseph Callender of Boston for Thomas Russell

p4A ItemID E8914452

Joseph Callender

Joseph Callender (6 May 1751 to 10 Nov 1821) A Boston engraver and die-sinker, Joseph Callender (6 May 1751 to 10 Nov 1821) apprenticed with Paul Revere before opening his own State Street die shop, where he worked for the Massachusetts mint and designed seals for Bowdoin College (1798) and other clients. He also designed and engraved numerous bookplates and illustrations for Federal era magazines. In addition to his professional work, Callender was a founder of the Massachusetts Bible Society.

Biographical Note by p4A editorial staff; 2013.


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