Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)
Woodthorpe was a print and map engraver, as well as a copperplate printer.
He began as an apprentice tinplate worker to Garnet Terry from 8 Jan 1778. Born
in Stepney approximately 1764, his parents, Vincent Woodthorpe, a victualler
and Elizabeth Waterhouse married in 1763. Woodthorpe had premises at 27 Fetter
Lane, London 1796-1809 and 29 Fetter Lane, London 1800-1822. Woodthorpe
engraved a number of the illustrations for Barrington’s account of the colony
of New South Wales; the subjects were based on earlier issued engravings in
First Fleet journals.