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Last NameAkrel    
Given NameFrederick    
alt. NamesF. A. ; Fred / Fredrik or Fridrick ; F. Akrelius ;    
Childrenpainter Carl Fredrik Akrel (1779-1868)    
Year born1748    
Year died1804    
Place of death    
Father's occupation    
Educationlong-time assistant of Akerman    
Country of ActivitySweden    
Worked for    
Patronagekongl. Vetenskapssocietet. in Uppsala ; Kosmografiska Sällskapet(= cosmographical society, founded in 1758); Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm;    
Techniquescopper engraving & hand-colouring of geographical maps ; 3D globe making    
Sample(s)www.aradergalleries.com/detail.php?id=3003 ; http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/9200107/CD4ACB6E74C13E588D88D86949C6DF86A0288B18.html ;     
Archival sources    
Published sources    
otherAkerman's globe workshop became the property of the Swedish state & F.A., the long-time assistant of Akerman, was appointed its head. ->Erik Akerland (1754-after 1832) became apprentice to F.A. in 1781 to learn the manufacturing of globes & copperplate-engraving.    

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