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Last NameStrange    
Given NameRobert    
alt. NamesR. S. ; Sir Robert Strange ;    
Year born1721 on Orkney Islands, Scottland, UK    
Year died1792    
Place of deathLondon, UK    
Father's occupationScottish family of Strange, or Strang, of Balcasky, Fife    
RelativesBrother-In-Law, Andrew Lumisden     
Educationapprentice (since 1735) to Richard Cooper, engraver in Edinburgh    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forWilliam Hunter (1718-83): Anatomia uteri humani gravidi 1774, William Smellie (1697-1763), John Hunter (1728-93)    
PatronageAn inquiry into the rise & establishment of the Royal academy of arts    
Collaborators->Jan van Rymsdyk     
Techniquesanatomical & medical copper engraving, mezzotint, and painting    
Sample(s) http://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI047/0007-0-0.jpg    
Archival sourceswww.nndb.com/people/173/000097879/ ; James Dennistoun: Memoirs of Sir R.S.: knt., engraver & of his brother-in-law (1855)    
Published sourcesAKL; ThB32, 1938; Choulant 1920: 296-7. cat. Charles Blanc 1848 by Rud. Weigel; Obstetrics & Gynecology 35,6 (1970): 971-6. WHunter: Anatomy Gravid 1774, pl. 4,5; John W. Huffman: J.v.R.– Medical Illustrator Extraordinaire, JAMA 208,1 (April 7, 1969)    
otherHunter thanked R.S. "not only for having by his hand secured a sort of immortality to two of the plates,but for having given his advice & assistance"     

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