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Last NameAkerman    
Given NameAnders    
alt. NamesA. A. ; Andrew / Åkerman / Andreas the Elder ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1721    
Year died1778    
Place of deathUppsala    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
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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