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Last NameWeir    
Given NameHarrison William    
alt. NamesH. W. W. ;     
Marriage1. Ann Herring in 1845 ; 2. Alice Upjohn (1xxx-1898) ; 3. Eva Gobell in 1899    
ChildrenArthur Herring Weir (1847-1902) ; John Gilbert Weir ; 2 daughters    
Year born1824 in Lewes, East Sussex    
Year died1906    
Place of deathAppledore, Kent    
Father's occupation    
Relativesbrother entomologist ornithologist John Jenner Weir (1822-94); brother-in-law artist John Frederick Herring Sr.; father-in-law surgeon T. Upjohn    
EducationAlbany Academy Camberwell; pupil of Georges Ballter; apprentice to color printer George Baxter    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forReverend John George Wood: Illustrated Natural History (1853) ; Charles St John: Wild Sports and Natural History of Highlands ; Sarah Bowdich Lee (1791-1856): British Birds (1852) and Foreign Animals (1853) ; Weir: Our Cats (1889) & Our Poultry (1903) ; John Coleman (fl. 1875) ; Edmund Saul Dixon (= E. Sebastian Delamer) (1809-1893) ; Frederica Graham (fl. 1853) ; Rev. Joseph Lucas (f. 1886) ; Pierre Amédée Pichot (1841-1921) ; Ernst Schneider: Bildliche Darstellung der hauptsächlich in Deutschland gezüchteten Nutz- und Ziergeflügel-Rassen und deren Farbenschläge (Dresden 1900) ; John George Wood (1827-1889) ; Album de l'histoire naturelle (1902-3) ; The Field or the country gentleman's newspaper (London 1853ff) ;    
PatronageHerbert Ingram's Illustrated London News ; Society of Painters in Watercolours ;    
CollaboratorsGeorge Baxter ;    
Techniquesnatural, mammal, animal, and ornithological engraving, wood engraving, woodcut, drawing on wood, and oil painting    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Harrison+William+Weir ; http://talk.sciencegossip.org/#/subjects/ASC00002e0    
Archival sourceswww.arcadja.com/auctions/en/weir_harrison_william/artist/35151/    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB35 1942: 308 ; DNB ; B. Lightman: Victorian Popularizers 2009: 181 ; J. Smith: Charles Darwin & Victorian Visual Culture (Cambridge 2006: 145) ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 513-16, 922, 1118, 1675, 2577, 3168, 3733, 4444, 4446, 4449, 4539 & 4636 ;    
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