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Last NameBartram    
Given NameWilliam     
alt. NamesW. B. ; Bartram the Younger / Puc-puggy (flower hunter) ;     
Year born1739 in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania    
Year died1823    
Place of deathKingsessing, Pennsylvania    
Father's occupationgardener/botanist John Bartram the Elder (1699-1777)    
RelativesJohn Bartram the Younger (brother) gardener; twin sister Elizabeth (1739-)    
Educationmerchant's apprentice. Botany from his father. art at Acad. of Philadelphia    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forBenjamin Smith Barton: Rattle-Snake 1796 & Elements of botany 1803; Alexander Wilson; George Edwards: Gleanings Nat. Hist. 1758, WB: Travels N & S Carolina 1791; Benjamin Smith Barton (1766-1815)    
PatronagePeter Collinson and his Gentleman's Quarterly; med./bot. John Fothergill (1712-80)    
CollaboratorsFrederick Pursh ; father John Bartram ;     
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, topographic & natural history watercolors, painting, drawing    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum Natural History London, botanical dept.    
Published sourcesAKL7 1993:310; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78; Pinault 1991: 40f, 87f.; Thomas P. Slaughter: Natures of J & W Bartram, 1996; Rice 1999: chap.4; Rice 2010: chap.4: 122f.; J. Magee 2009: 19ff., 250; Art of Th.B., 2007;    
othernaturalist & artist who travelled in SE regions of North-America 1773-77, publ. as: Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy, cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartram%27s_Travels    

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