Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Moore, Samuel

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MOORE, SAMUEL (fl. 1680–1720), draughtsman and engraver, appears to have held some post in the custom-house, London. He is known by some engravings of historical interest, done from his own drawings. Among these were two of the plates to Sandford's 'History of the Coronation of James II, 1685,' and the plates in the 'Coronation Procession of William and Mary.' According to Vertue he drew medleys of various things, one of which he presented to Sir Robert Harley when speaker of the House of Commons (1701-4). He also engraved some costume plates.

[Redgrave's Dict. of Artists; Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting; Dodd's manuscript Hist. of English Engravers (British Museum Add. MS. 33403).]

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