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Last NameWright    
Given NameMagnus von    
alt. NamesM. v. W. ;    
Year born1805 in Haminanlax gård near Kuopio in Finland    
Year died1868    
Place of deathHelsinfors, Finland    
Father's occupation    
Relatives->Wilhelm von Wright (1810-87) (brother) ; illustrator ->Ferdinand von Wright (1822-1906) (brother) ("Bröderna von Wright")    
Country of ActivityFinland    
Worked forSkandinaviens fiskar = History of Scandinavian Fishes ; Svenska Foglar (1823-38, with 178 lithographies) ;    
Patronagepublisher Nils Bonde from Hörningsholm ; taxidemist at Helsinki University (collections & Anatomical Museum); Societas pro Flora et Fauna Fennica    
CollaboratorsBengt Fries ; Carl J. Sundevalls ; Carl Ulrik Ekströms ;    
Techniquesichthyological and ornithological drawing and watercolour    
Archival sourceshttp://runeberg.org/authors/wrightma.html    
Published sourcesNordisk familjebok 32 (1921): 1175 ; Konstnärsbröderna von Wrights dagböcker 6. Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland, Helsingfors 2008 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 (without number) ;    
otherActive in Finland and Sweden; several study journeys to Stockholm & St. Petersburg.    

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