Dewing, Francis do͞o´ĭng, dyo͞o´– [key], fl. 1716–22, early American engraver, b. England. He came to Boston in 1716 as an engraver and printer, probably one of the first in America. In 1722 he engraved and printed a large map, The Town of Boston in New England, by John Bonner.
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