1755 – Henry Bone was born on February 6th in Truro, England, United Kingdom. An English enamel painter.
1776 – Had been apprenticed to a porcelain manufacturer in Plymouth, painting landscapes and floral scenes.
1779 – He had settled in London apparently working in an enamel workshop, painting decoration for watches and jewelery.
– Employed by London jewelers for small designs in enamel.
1781 – He exhibited his first enamel portrait miniature at the Royal Academy, where he continued to show regularly.
1800 – The beauty of his pieces attracted the notice of the Royal Academy.
1801 – He became enamel painter to George III.
1811 – He was made an academician.
1831 – Executed many beautiful miniature pieces, among these his eighty-five portraits of the time of Queen Elizabeth.
– He had produced a dynasty of enamelers which included Henry Pierce Bone and William Bone.