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Last NameCooke    
Given NameEdward William    
alt. NamesE. W. C. ;     
MarriageJane Loddiges (1812-1843) in 1840    
ChildrenFlorence Ada (18xx-1xxx) ; William James (18xx-1xxx)    
Year born1811 in Pentonville, London    
Year died1880    
Place of deathGroombridge near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex    
Father's occupationengraver George Cooke (1781-1834) (?wholesale confectioner)    
Relativesline engraver William Bernard Cooke (1778-1855) (uncle) ; Loddiges (father-in-law)    
Educationengraving from father, oil painting from James Stark    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forConrad & George Loddiges: The Botanical Cabinet (1817-34) ; James Bateman ; John Loudon: Encyclopaedia of Plants ; Edward Hawkins of British Museum ; geologist John Pye Smith ; Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844-1925) ; William Scrope (1772-1852) ;    
PatronageRoyal Academy of Art, British Institution ; Linnean Society ; Geological Society ; Zoological Society, Microscopical Society; Earl of Grey    
Collaboratorsengraver G. Cooke ; R. Branston ; artist Jane Loddiges ; artist ; Miss Rebellow ; artist T. Boys ; artist W. Miller ; artist P. Heath ; artist J. P. Heath ;    
Techniquesbotanical, marine, natural, geological, and zoological drawing, wood engraving, line engraving, painting, and oil    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cooke_(engraver)    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_William_Cooke    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; AKL 21 1999: 54 ; ThB 7 1912: 348 ; DNB 12: 80-1 ; John Munday: EWC 1996 ;    
otherCopies Buffon's Natural History.    
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