Samuel Lewis

Samuel Lewis (c. 1754-1822) was an engraver and cartographer who emigrated to North America from Dublin, Ireland and worked in partnership in Philadelphia with two of the city’s most important publishers: Matthew Carey and Henry Schenk Tanner. Lewis also collaborated with Arron Arrowsmith on several important works, including an American edition of Arrowsmith’s impressive world map.

For the Arrowsmith map, as well as his War of 1812 masterpiece, Lewis partnered with well-known Philadelphia publisher T.L. Plowman.

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