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Last NameCasilear    
Given NameJohn William    
alt. NamesJ. W C. ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1811 in New York    
Year died1893    
Place of deathSaratoga Springs, New York    
Father's occupation    
Relativesengraver and landscape painter ->George William Casilear (fl. 1847 - fl. 1860) (brother) ;    
Educationtrained by New York engraver Peter Maverick (17xx-1xxx), painter Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886)    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forJames Dwight Dana (1813-1895) ; Asa Gray: Atlas of Botany (1857) ; C. Wilkes: United States Exploring Expedition 1838-42 (vol. XV: Botany, 1857) ; American Bank Note Company ;    
Patronage    
CollaboratorsGeorge William Casilear (fl. 1847 - fl. 1860) (brother) ; engraver ->W. H. Dougal & Prudhomme ; draughtsman ->Isaac Sprague ; Alfred T. Agate ; J. Drayton ;    
Techniqueszoological, landscape painting; copperplate engraving; bank-note engraving    
Sample(s)http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a6/Casilear_LakeGeorge_1860.jpg    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_William_Casilear    
Published sourcesAKL 17 1997: 101 ; ThB 6 1912: 114f. ; Nissen: Zoolog 1969/78 # 1032 ; A. Blum: Picturing Nature 1993 ; Bridson 2003: 66 & 150 ;     
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