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Last NameWoollett    
Given NameWilliam    
alt. NamesW. W. ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1735 in Maidstone, Kent    
Year died1785    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupation    
Relativesbrother-in-law of Benjamin Th. Pouncy    
Educationapprentice to John Tinney; pupil of Fr. Vivarés & St. Martin's Lane Academy    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forCapt. Cooke's Voyage to the South Pole (1777) ; James Cook (1728-1779) & James King (1750-1784) ;    
Patronage"engraver-ordinary to the King" George III; Incorporated Society of Artists since 1766    
Collaboratorsartist William Hodges, G. Stubbs    
Techniquesbotanical, natural, and landscape needle etching ; copperplate engraving, dry-point, and drawing    
Sample(s)    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 36 1947: 250 ; Louis Fagan: Catalogue raisonné engraved works of WW 1885 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 949 ;    
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