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Last NameLawson    
Given NameAlexander    
alt. NamesA. L. ;    
MarriageElizabeth DeScaife    
Children5 (of 8): Malvina, Helen Elizabeth, Catherine, Oscar A., Mary     
Year born1773 in Ravenstruthers, Lanarkshire    
Year died1846    
Place of deathPhiladelphia, USA    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityScotland, UK    
Worked forSamuel Stehman Haldeman (1812-1880) ; Alexander Wilson (1766-1813): American Ornithology (1808-14) ; nat. Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-57): Amer. Ornith (1825) ; Benjamin Smith Barton (1766-1815) ; Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia 1771-1809) ;    
Patronage    
Collaborators->Titian Ramsay Peale (1799-1885) ; Audubon ;->A. Rider ; artist Helen E. (daughter) ; artist Malvina (daughter) ; Oscar A. (son) ; ->Alexander Wilson ;    
Techniquesnatural and ornithological drawing, etching, printing, and color copperplate engraving    
Sample(s)http://www.ansp.org/research/library/archives/0000-0099/lawson79/    
Archival sourcesLibrary of Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia    
Published sourcesAKL ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 1802, 2897, 4592, 4650 & 4782 ; Dance 1989:168 ; A. Blum: Picturing Nature 1993 ;    
otherFurther Place of Activity: USA.    
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