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Last NameWhymper    
Given NameEdward J.    
alt. NamesE. J. W. ; E. / Eduard / Edouard Whimper ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1840 in London, England    
Year died1911    
Place of deathChamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute Savoie    
Father's occupationwood engraver Josiah Wood Whymper    
Relativesillustrator siblings: Frederick, Charles H. & Annette S.     
Educationtaught by father    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forFrancis Henry Hill Guillemard (1852-1933) ; Frédérick Whymper (1838-1901) ; (Joseph Wolf: Life Habits Wild Animals 1873-4; Florence Crauford Groves: Frosty Caucasus 1875; Yarells History British Birds 1871-89, Birds of Egypt 1909; DG Elliott; Edward Shirley Kennedy: Peaks Passes & Glaciers 1862; E Whymper: Scrambles among Alps 1860-9, guides: Chamonix 1896, Zermatt 1897 ; Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator (London 1892) ;    
PatronageAlpine Journal; Alpine Club London    
Collaboratorsfather JW Whymper, William Dickes; artist ->Joseph Wolf (1820-99); Emily Bolingbroke,     
Techniquesbotanical, natural, and zoological wood engraving, drawing, watercolor, handcoloring    
Sample(s)www.spri.cam.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/whymper/    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum Natural History London    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 1761, 4396 & 4397 ; AKL; ThB35 1942:503; Sawyer 1971:199; Debus: 4-5; Güttler 2014: fig. IV/6    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Alps, Greenland, Ecuador, Andes, and Canada. Topography & scenery; famous mountaineer; book illustration    
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