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Last NameSchlegel    
Given NameHermann    
alt. NamesH. S. ;     
Marriage    
Childrenson Gustaaf, whom H.S. sent to China in 1857 to collect birds    
Year born1804 in Altenburg, Thuringa, Germany    
Year died1884    
Place of deathLeiden    
Father's occupationbronze caster & collector of butterflies    
Relatives    
Educationin 1824 in Vienna natural history lectures by Johann Jacob Heckel and Leopold Fitzinger.    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forTraité de fauconnerie (1853) ; Muséum d'histoire naturelle des Pays-Bas (1862-80 in 14 vols.) ; De Vogels van Nederland (3 vols. 1854-8) ; August Franz Jos. Carl Mayer (1787-1865) ; François Paul Louis Pollen (1842-1886) & Douwe Casparus van Dam (1827-1898) ; Moritz Friedrich Wagner (1813-1887) ; Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde (Amsterdam 1848ff.) ; Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen (Leiden 1839-44/47) ;    
PatronageJosef Natterer & Karl Franz Anton von Schreiber, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien /Vienna (employment); since 1858: director Naturkundemuseum in Leyden ;    
Collaboratorsillustrator ->H. Hoffmeister ; ->John G. Keulemans ; ->Jean M. Kierdorff ; ->Caspar J. N. Scheuren ; ->Joseph Smit ; ->Johann B. W. A. Sonderland ; ->Peter W. M. Trap ; naturalist Philipp Franz von Siebold on: Fauna Japonica (1845-50) ;    
Techniqueszoological and ornithological drawing and lithography    
Sample(s)www.oiseaux.net/photos/hermann.schlegel/    
Archival sourceshttp://dfg-viewer.de/v2/?set[mets]=http%3A//digital.ub.uni-duesseldorf.de%2Foai%2F%3Fverb%3DGetRecord%26metadataPrefix%3Dmets%26identifier%3D472055    
Published sourcesAKL ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 2742, 3215, 3680-86, 4307, 4597 & 4802 ;     
otherSince 1858 active as director of the Naturkundemuseum in Leyden, Netherlands.    
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