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Biography for Paul Sandby

Born:1725 - Nottingham, England
Died:1809 - London, England


At the age of 17 Sandby moved to London where his elder brother Thomas (1723-1798) was working as an Ordnance Draughtsman for the Duke of Cumberland. Thomas helped his brother obtain the post of Military Drawing Officer to the Royal Ordnance in the Tower of London. In 1751, after working in Scotland on a survey of the country, he went with Thomas to Windsor, Berkshire. He worked as a topogrpaher for many patrons and in 1768 became a founder member of the royal academy.

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