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Last NameArrowsmith    
Given NameAaron    
alt. NamesA. A. ; A. / Aaron Arrowsmith sen. ;     
Year born1750 in Winston, County Durham, England    
Year died1823    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupation    
Relativescartographic engravers ->John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) (newphew) ; Aaron Jr. (1802-1854) (nephew)    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked formaps for Rees's Cyclopaedia (1802-1819) ; A. A. & Samuel Lewis (1xxx-1865): map "Japan" (London 1802 / Boston 1812) ; map "Japan and Korea" (London 1807) ;    
PatronageRoyal Geographical Society, London ; Hydrographer to the Prince of Wales c. 1810 & subsequently to the British King in 1820 ;    
Collaboratorsmap engraver Edward Jones ; map engraver ->John Arrowsmith ; map publisher ->Samuel Arrowsmith ; Samuel Lewis (1xxx-1865) ;    
Techniquescartographical and geographical copperplate engraving, and drawing    
Sample(s)www.lunacommons.org/luna/servlet/view/search;jsessionid=0FCAB9CAC95746BD4456AF3F730D1992?QuickSearchA=QuickSearchA&q=%22arrowsmith%2C+Aaron%22& ;    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Arrowsmith for a listing of his maps ; https://maps.nls.uk/mapmakers/name/Arrowsmith ;    
Published sourcesW. A. Eyles in Annals of Science 2 (1937): 127f. ; Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911) ; Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.) ; Cambridge University Press ; Walter 1994: plates 123 & 124 ;    
otherKnown as English cartographer, engraver and publisher; he was the founding member of the Arrowsmith family of geographers, active in London.    

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