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Last NameEdwards    
Given NameGeorge    
alt. NamesG. E. ;     
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Year born1694 in Stratford, West Ham    
Year died1773    
Place of deathPlaistow, Essex    
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Educationapprentice as tradesman; self-taugh in art ; taught etching by Mark Catesby (1683-1749)    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forSir Hans Sloane ; George Edwards: Natural History of Uncommon Birds (1743-51) ; Gleanings Natural History (1758-64) ; Catesby & Edwards: Birds ; Carl von Linné ; Thomas Pennant: British Zoology (1761-77) ;    
PatronageRoyal College of Physicians London; Sir Hans Sloane; Mark Catesby; Phil. Trans. of Royal Society    
CollaboratorsCarl von Linné ; J. M. Seligmann ;    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, and ornithological drawing, gouache, and painting ; hand colored etchings    
Sample(s)www.jjaudubongallery.com/George%20Edwards%20NHUB.htm ; www.photo.rmn.fr/LowRes2/TR6/DS75BG/09-550576.jpg ; .../TR6/NL291N/09-551933.jpg    
Archival sourcesBritish Library ; Natural History Museum ; Victoria & Albert Museum ; Zoological Society ;    
Published sourcesAKL 32 2002: 211 ; ThB 10 1914: 350 ; DNB, Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Lapage 1961: 36f. & plate12 ; Dance 1989: 61 ; Jackson 1989: 121 ; Jackson 1994: 74f. ; M. B. Simpson: Artistic courses for John Abbot's drawings of American Birds, in: Archives of Natural History 20(1993): 204-5 ; North Carolina Historical Review 61(1984): 376 ;    
otherContinental Europe; librarian of Roy. College of Physicians.    
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