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Last NameEdwards    
Given NameSydenham Teak / Teast    
alt. NamesS. T. E. ; Sydenham Teak / Teaste Edwards ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1768 in Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales    
Year died1819    
Place of deathChelsea / Brompton, London    
Father's occupationschoolmaster and organist Lloyd Pittell Edwards (17xx-1xxx)    
Relatives    
Educationtaught by botanist William Curtis (1746-1799)    
Country of ActivityWales, UK    
Worked forWilliam Curtis: Botanical Magazine (1787-1815); W. Curtis: Lectures bot. (1782/1805) & Flora Londinensis (1777-98); R. W. Dickson (= Alex. McDonald): Dict. Gardening (1805-7); Robert Willan: Cutaneous Diseases (1798-1808); Ashby Smith ed.: Pract. treat. Porrigo (1814); George Graves: Brit. Ornith. (1811-21); von Rees: Cyclop. (1805); W. J. Hooker: Musci exot (1818); S. T. Edwards: Cynographica Britannica (1800) & New Flora Britannica (1812); J. B. Audebert & L. J. P. Vieillot: Oiseaux dorés (1802); G. Shaw: General Zoology (1800-26) & Vivarium naturae (1790-1813); The new botanic garden, illustrated with one hundred and thirty-three plants, engraved by Sansom, from the original pictures, & coloured w. the greatest exactness from drawings by S.E.; Cynographia britannica, 1800; Ornamental flower-garden and shrubbery    
PatronageSamuel Curtis's Botanical Magazine (1787-1815) ; Botanical Register ; New Botanic Garden (1805-7) ; Linnean Society ;    
Collaboratorsengr. -> William Kilburn ; -> James Sowerby ; -> J. Bellenden Ker ; -> Joseph Perry ; -> Selliers ; -> G. Graves ; W. S. Howitt ; -> F. Sansom ; -> J. Farey Jr. ; -> Wilson Lowry ; draughtswomen -> S.A. Drake & -> A. Withers ; after S.E.'s death, draughtsman -> M. Hart took over the main charge of illustr. in the Botanical Register;     
Techniquesbotanical and ornithological drawing, painting, copperplate engraving, and watercolour    
Sample(s)http://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI067/0012-0-0.jpg ;     
Archival sourcesBritish Museum, Kew ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydenham_Edwards    
Published sourcesAKL 32 2002: 224 ; ThB 10 1914: 352 ; DNB ; Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition 5 (2006) 78 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966, Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Walpole 1969: 6f. ; Sawyer 1971: 124 ; Fisher, Watercolour Painters, 1972 ; Cleevely 1974: 486 & 546 ; Ehring: Hautkrankheiten 1989: 69, 73 & 76 ; Orchids 1991: 9-10 et passim, plates ;    
otherS. E. was active in London, England. In 1815 he founded the Botanical Register which appeared until 1847. See also: http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/search.aspx?advanced=colProProductionMakers%3a%22Edwards%2c+Sydenham%22+colCollectionGroup%3aCH. See also: http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=2500&-max=25 .    
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