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Last NameDonovan    
Given NameEdward    
alt. NamesE. D. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1768 in Cork, Ireland    
Year died1837    
Place of deathLambeth, London    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forE. D.: The Naturalist's Repository, or Miscellany of Exotic Natural History (5 volumes, 1834) ; An Epitome of the Natural History of the Insects of China (1798, with 50 plates) ;    
PatronageSir George Staunton, Embassador in China ; in 1807, E. D. opened the "London Museum & Institute" to exhibit his naturalist collections & paintings    
Collaboratorsnaturalist Joseph Banks ; naturalist William Bayly ; George Macartney ; artist ->William Jones (fl. 1826-36) ;    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, and entomological watercolours, painting, engraving, and etching ; hand-colouring    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Donovan ; http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=1675&-max=25    
Archival sourceshttp://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=1650&-max=25 ;    
Published sourcesDNB 15 1888: 235-6 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Gilbert 2000: 42-3, 104-5, 114-5 & 138-9 ;    
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