Westwood, J.O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893

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British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts, and one of the pioneers in the publication of the pictures in illuminated manuscripts.

From the description of Sketches and proofs for Illuminated illustrations of the Bible : copied from select manuscripts of the Middle Ages, 1846-1847. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79821976

British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts.

From the description of Corrected proofs for Facsimiles of the miniatures and ornaments of Anglo-Saxon and Irish manuscripts / J. O. Westwood, 1867. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80691686

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creatorOf Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893. Sketches and proofs for Illuminated illustrations of the Bible : copied from select manuscripts of the Middle Ages, 1846-1847. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn An Annotated Calendar of the Letters of Charles Darwin in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, 1799-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910, 1844-1910 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Nicéville, Charles Lionel Augustus de, 1852-1901. [Miscellaneous drawings and pattern plates of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) by various artists, including F. Moore, J.O. Westwood, G.C. Chuckerbotty, G.C. Dudgeon and B.L. Dos, for papers by C.L.A.de Niceville and J. Wood-Mason]. Natural History Museum
referencedIn John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Collections of J.O. Westwood, 19th century University of Oxford, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Handwriting samples of naturalists and others, ca. 1800-1970 (inclusive) Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
creatorOf Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879. British butterflies and their transformations / arranged and illustrated in a series of plates by H.N. Humphreys ; with characters and descriptions by J.O. Westwood. University of St Andrews
creatorOf Wood, W. (William), 1774-1857. Wood's index, entomology. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893. Corrected proofs for Facsimiles of the miniatures and ornaments of Anglo-Saxon and Irish manuscripts / J. O. Westwood, 1867. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Warren, F. E. (Frederick Edward), 1842-1930. Letter: 1877 Nov. 19, St John's College, Oxford, to David Laing / F.E. Warren. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Papers of J.O. Westwood, 1850-79 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911 person
associatedWith Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879. person
associatedWith LeConte, John L., (John Lawrence), 1825-1883 person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Warren, F. E. (Frederick Edward), 1842-1930. person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Wood, W. (William), 1774-1857. person
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Great Britain
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Illumination of books and manuscripts, Irish
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo--Saxon
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Birth 1805-12-22

Death 1893-01-02

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