John Nixon (1750 - 1818):
John Nixon's place of birth remains uncertain. He lived in London and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1784 to 1815. Between 1780 and 1790 he visited Ireland on several occasions, and he drew locations such as Dunluce Castle, Carrickfergus Castle, Shane's Castle and the Cave Hill. His work is held at the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Library of Ireland and the National Museum of Wales.