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Last NameMiller    
Given NameWilliam    
alt. NamesW. M. ; not to mixed up with the engraver William Miller (1801-1887) ;    
Year born1796 in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland    
Year died1882    
Place of deathSheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK    
Father's occupation    
Educationsince 1811 pupil of -> William Archibald (17xx-18xx) in Edinburgh, since 1819 with G. Cooke (17xx-18xx) in Hackney, London    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forJ. Conrad Loddiges (1738-1826): The Botanical Cabinet (1818-2) ; John Gordon: Skeleton (1818) ; Robert Kaye Greville: Cryptogamic Flora (1823-8) ; Alexander Monro: Anat. Gullet (1830) ; Robert Kaye Greville (1794-1866) ;    
PatronageMemoirs Caledonian Horticultural Society, Edinburgh (vol. 1); Encyclopedia Britannica; Transactions Royal Society Edinburgh    
Collaborators->William Archibald (17xx-18xx) ; Thomas Shotter Boys ; George Loddiges ;    
Techniquesbotanical copperplate engraving, steel engraving, etching drawing, watercolors, and painting    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum of Natural History London ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Miller_%28engraver%29 ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Sawyer 1971: 105 ;    
otherA principal engraver of JMW Turner; http://www.edinphoto.org.uk/1_edin_v/1_engraving_and_engravers_engravers_more_recent.htm.    

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