Maverick, Peter

Peter Rushton & Peter Maverick

Originally from an English family of engravers, Peter Rushton Maverick (1755 to 1807), began as a silversmith in New York City and became an accomplished and celebrated engraver and designer, primarily of bookplates. He was the teacher of his son, Peter Maverick 91780 to 1831), who became well known as an engraver of book illustrations. Father and son were both prominent engravers, artisans and businessmen in the New York City and Newark, New Jersey communities.

Biographical note by p4A editorial staff; 2013.

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