John Horsburgh

(1791 - 1869)
John Horsburgh was a Scottish engraver.

Born at Prestonpans, near Edinburgh, he was left an orphan early, and studied drawing at the Trustees' Academy. At the age of 14 he was apprenticed to Robert Scott the engraver, and worked under him for some years.

In the 1830s he is listed as living at 5 Archibald Place on the south side of Edinburgh.

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