Henry Augustus Brightly
(1790 - 1861)
Henry Augustus Brightly was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Henry Brightly is known for Engraving.
Biography Henry Augustus Brightly
Henry Brightly came to America sometime between 1825-35 from Bungay, Suffolk County, England, and established himself as a printer and wood engraver in Philadelphia where he lived between 1835 and 1858. In 1850 his household included his wife Emily, age 64, and three children-Harriett, age 30, Henry, age 28, May, age 25-all born in England.
Henry Brightly, the son, was listed as an engraver. Joseph H. Brightly, also a Philadelphia engraver in 1850, was probably another son of Henry Art Brightly.
Alice Sheppard, Email to AskART.com. Her source is The Genealogical Society, the Philadelphia Inquirer, January 31, 1862.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art