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Last NameWestwood    
Given NameJohn Obadiah    
alt. NamesJ. O. W. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1805 in Sheffield    
Year died1893    
Place of deathOxford    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Educationlaw ; palaeographer and archaeologist    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forCharles Spence Bate (1818-1889) & J. O, W. ; Georges Léopold Chrétien Fréderick Dagobert, Baron de Cuvier (1769-1832) ; James Duncan (1804-1861) ; Thomas Horsfield (1773-1859) & Frederic Moore (1830-1907) ; Frederick John Sidney Parry (1810/11-1885) ; Jean Louis Florent Polydore Roux (1792-1833) ; John Forbes Royle (1799-1858) ; William Wilson Saunders (1809-1879) ; Francis Stephens (1792-1852) ; Arcana entomologica (London 1841-45) ; The butterflies of Great Britain with their transformations delineated and described (London 1855) ; The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology (London 1847f.) ; Catalogue of Orthopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum (London 1859) ; Revisio insectorum familiae Mantidarum (London 1889) ; Thesaurus entomologicus Oxoniensis (Oxford 1874) ; Thomas Vernon Wollaston (1822-1878) ; Magasin de zoologie (Paris 1831-49) ;
Magazine of zoology and botany (Edinburgh 1837-38) ; Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (London 1807-12) ; Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (London 1791-1875) ; Transactions of the Zoological Society of London (London 1833-1965) ; Frederick William Hope: Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis (1874) ;     
Patronagewas curator Oxford University Museum Natural History; fellow of Magdalen College Oxford & Linnean Society; Entomol Soc. London; Gardeners' Chronicle    
Collaborators    
Techniquesbotanical, natural, zoological, entomological, marine, malacological, and animal drawing, watercolor painting, and lithography    
Sample(s)http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/exhibits/westwood/Images/ModernClassificationOfInsects.jpg    
Archival sourcesNatural History Museum London ; http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/archivedexhibits/westwood/    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 252, 1015, 1202, 2003, 3095, 3493, 3591, 3994, 4376-82, 4440, 4655f., 4784f. & 4788 ; Walpole 1969:12 ; Sawyer 1971: 198 ; Dance 1989: 103 & 142-3 ;     
otherhttp://www.lib.ncsu.edu/exhibits/westwood/westwoodwork.htm.    
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