Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural draughtsman, of London, active from the 1760s onwards, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (3rd edn., 1995), 228-230, and W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 159. According to Strickland, Carter was born on Ireland on 22 June 1748. His father, Benjamin Carter (d. 1766) was a mason and monumental sculptor who subsequently set up in business in Piccadilly, London.