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Last NameAkerman    
Given NameAnders    
alt. NamesA. A. ; Andrew / Åkerman / Andreas the Elder ;    
Year born1721    
Year died1778    
Place of deathUppsala    
Father's occupation    
Educationinfluenced by the scientific accomplishments of members of the French Academy    
Country of ActivitySweden    
Worked forUppsala Vetenskapssocietet as official graveur ; Atlas Juvenilis eller Geographiska Charto (1768) ;    
Patronagekongl. Vetenskapssocietet. in Uppsala ; Kosmografiska Sällskapet (= Cosmographical Society, founded in 1758)    
CollaboratorsS. Insulin, the astronomer Friedrich M. Mallet ; geophysicist & mineralogist Torbern Olaf Bergman ; pupil ->Erik Borg ;    
Techniqueszoological painting, drawing, and engraving ; 3D globe making    
Sample(s)www.swaen.com/antique-map-of.php?id=18841 ; www.aradergalleries.com/detail.php?id=3003    
Archival sourcessee his portrait at www.flickr.com/photos/63794459@N07/6151057700/    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    
otherAkerman died in poverty in 1778. His workshop became the property of the Swedish state & -> Frederik Akrel, engraver and long-time assistant of Akerman, was appointed its head.    

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