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Last NameBonomi    
Given NameJoseph    
alt. NamesJ. B. ; Bonomi the Younger ;     
MarriageJessie Martin in 1844    
Year born1796 in Rome    
Year died1878    
Place of deathWimbledon, London    
Father's occupationarchitect draughtsman Joseph Bonomi the Elder (1739-1808)    
Relativesarchitect Ignatius Bonomi (1787-1870) (brother) ; John Martin (1789-1854) (father-in-law)    
Educationpupil of Charles Bell at Royal Academy, Rome, scultpure from Joseph Nollekens    
Country of ActivityEgypt    
Worked forRobert Hay (1799-1863) ; James Burton: Excerpta hieroglyphica ; John Gardiner Wilkinson: Manners Customs Ancient Egyptians (1839) ; Samuel Birch ; J. Bonomi: Nineveh (1853) ; S. Birch: Gallery of Antiquities (1842) ; egyptologist Karl Richard Lepsius (1810-1884) ;    
PatronageBritish Museum London ; Sir John Sloane Museum ;    
Collaboratorsdraughtsman Edward William Lane ; A. Dupuy ; Arundale ;    
Techniquesnatural sculpture, drawing, plaster casting ; archaeological lithography    
Sample(s)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Egyptian-Chariot.png ; www.architecture.com/LibraryDrawingsAndPhotographs/OnlineWorkshops/DrawingOutMeaning/08JosephBonomi    
Archival sourcescorrespondence and papers in Cambridge: http://archiveshub.ac.uk/features/0300bon.html    
Published sourcesBryan 1886 ; AKL 12 1996: 603 ; Elke Freier & Stefan Grunert: Eine Reise durch Ägypten (Berlin 1984) ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: born in Rome (Italy), but settled in London soon thereafter; since 1829 also active as archaeologist in Egypt, Palestine & Syria; as, museum curator; traveling draughtsman to Malta & Egypt; Middle East; inventor of view-finder drawing frame & body proportions gauge.    

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