(1716 - 1774)
Joshua Kirby was active/lived in United Kingdom. Joshua Kirby is known for Painting, drawing.
Biography Joshua Kirby
Joshua Kirby (1716-1774)
Born at Parham, Suffolk in 1716, second of the eleven children of John Kirby (1690-1753), schoolmaster and surveyor, and his wife Alice née Brown (1685/6-1766). Educated at home at Wickham Market, Suffolk and Joshua assisted his father in his book, The Suffolk Traveller (1735) and a map of Suffolk (1736). In 1739 he married Sarah (c.1718-1775), daughter of Abraham Bull of Framlingham and lived at Ipswich, where he had already joined a house- and coach-painting business. In 1744 commissioned to design an altarpiece for St Mary's, Hadleigh, Suffolk and in 1748 Kirby published An Historical Account of the Twelve Prints of Monasteries, Castles, Antient Churches and Monuments, in
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