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Last NameCamper    
Given NamePieter / Peter    
alt. NamesP. C. ; Peter / Petrus Camperus ;    
Marriagewidow of Burgomaster of Harlingen    
Childrenson Adrian Gilles Camper (1759-1820) http://viaf.org/viaf/10088073 , who ed. P. C.'s posthumous book on human faces 1792    
Year born1722 in Leyden, Netherlands    
Year died1789    
Place of deathThe Hague, Netherlands    
Father's occupationminister in East Indies    
Relatives    
EducationAnatomist, prof. of med. in Franeker    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forArnout Vosmaer (1720-1799) ; William Smellie (1697-1763): Set of Anatomical tables (1754) & obstetrican atlas (1754) ; P. C.: Demonstrationum anatomico-pathologicarum (1760) ; natürlichen Unterschied Gesichtszüge Menschen (1792) ; B. Faujas de St Fond: Hist nat Mont St Pierre (Maestricht 1799-1802) ;    
PatronageHollandsche Maatschappye der Weetenschappen, te Haarlem (illustrations in their Verhandelingen) ;    
Collaboratorsengraver ->Charles Grignion ; ->H. Vinkeles ; -> R. Vinkeles ; -> J. V. D. Schley ; ->Jan van Rymsdyk ? ; anatomist Samuel Thomas von Soemmering (1755-1830) ;    
Techniqueszoological, paleontological, anatomical, craniological, and osteological drawing, pastel, painting, oil, and etching    
Sample(s)www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/smellie_bio.html , http://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI048/0004-0-0.jpg    
Archival sourcesRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Library    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 6586 ; Lapage 1961: 19f. ; Thornton & Reeves 1983: 86 ; M. Wenzel et al: Soemmerring-Naturforscher der Goethezeit in Kassel 1988:7, 52ff., 65 & 76-8 ; L'Illustr Anat Renaissance au Siècle des Lumières 1998: 68-73 ; Thomas 1997: 130 ; A. Karliczek in Olaf Breidbach (ed.): Natur im Kasten, 2010: 58-78 ;    
otherFamous for his large-scale anatomical, craniological & osteological drawings.    
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