Maker: Samuel Askey

City: London, Country: England | Dates: active ca. 1782 - 1840

Biography of Samuel Askey - John Dilworth

ASKEY, Samuel Born 1782, died 1840 London UK. Worked for Morrison and Corsby. Own workshop at 9 Fleet Lane from c.1820. Slightly coarse work with broad purfling. Samuel Askey / No. 9 Fleet Lane London / 18.....

Biography of Samuel Askey - William Meredith Morris

Originally a tinman, he became a pupil of John Morrison, and worked for some time for George Corsby. The work varies in character ; some of his Amati copies showing very intelligent work, but the tone is rather weak and harsh. No label of his is known....

Biography of Samuel Askey - Cecie Stainer

d. about 1840. At first a tinman, then a pupil of John Morrison. Worked for George Corsby about 1825....

Biography of Samuel Askey - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Ursprünglich zum Klempner bestimmt, wurde er angeblich Schüler von John Morrison und arbeitete um 1825 für G. Corsby. Wenig ansprechende Arbeit. Manche glauben, den Namen Astley lesen zu müssen....

 


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