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Last NameWale    
Given NameSamuel    
alt. NamesS. W. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1721 London / Great Yrmouth, Norfolk    
Year died1786    
Place of deathLondon    
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Relatives    
Educationpupil of Francis Hayman at St. Martin's Lane Academy    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forJohn Hill (1716/17-1775): British Herbal 1756 ; Richard Pococke (1704-1765)     
Patronagefounding member of Society of Artists of Great Britain in 1765; Royal Academy 1768    
Collaboratorsengraver Henry Roberts; John Gwynn    
Techniquesbotanical, natural, and animal drawing, ink wash, sepia, watercolor, painting, caricature, sign painting, silver engraving    
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Archival sources    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 3206 ; AKL; ThB35 1942:82; DNB; Blunt/Raphael: Illustrated Herbal 1979:178    
otherbook illustrator since 1746/7; 1st professor of perspective at Royal Academy from 1768    
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