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Last NameSharp    
Given NameWilliam    
alt. NamesW. S. ;     
MarriageFrench woman N. N. (1xxx-1xxx)    
Children    
Year born1749 in Chiswick near London    
Year died1824    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupation gunsmith who lived at Haydon's Yard, Minories in central London    
Relatives    
Educationapprenticed to the bright-cut engraver and genealogist Barak Longmate (1738-1793)    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forJames Cook (1728-1779) & James King (1750-1784) ; John Hunter (1728-1793) ; John Hodges Benwell (1764-1785) ;    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniquesanimal and natural engraving    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Sharp_%28engraver%29 ; https://books.google.de/books?id=wTQaAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA426&lpg=PA426&dq=%22bright+engraver%22    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 949, 2057 & 2059 ;    
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