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Last NameHorsfield    
Given NameThomas    
alt. NamesT. H. ;    
Year born1773 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania    
Year died1850    
Place of deathCamden Town, London    
Father's occupationTimothy Horsfield Jr. (1xxx-1789)    
RelativesJuliana Sarah Parsons (mother)    
EducationMoravian School Bethlehem ; studies pharmacy under John Frederick Otto; medicine at Univ. of Pennsylvania    
Country of ActivityIndonesia    
Worked forNicholas Aylward Vigors ; Robert Brown & John Joseph Bennett: Plantae Javanicae rariores (1838-52) ;    
PatronageKeeper of East India Company's Museum in London; Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1781-1826); Zoological & Entomological Societies London    
Collaboratorsbotanist John Joseph Bennett & botanist Robert Brown: Plantae Javanicae rariores. Descriptae iconibusque illustratae, quas in insula Java, Annis 1802 –1818 (published much later in 1838-52) ;    
Techniquesbotanical and zoological drawing and water-colour ; hand-colouring    
Sample(s)p36 in www.ub.uni-leipzig.de/roemersgarten/images/Auszug_Katalog_Roemers_Garten.pdf ; www.meemelink.com/prints_pages/18577.Cardiopteris.htm    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum Natural History    
Published sourcesAKL ; Sawyer 1971: 141 ; Römers Garten - Aus der Pflanzenbuchsammlung der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (2013: 36) ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Since 1801 active in Java & Sumatra 1799-1819.     

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