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us: Faden, William, 1749-1836

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    • us: Faden, W. (William), 1749-1836
    • us: Faden, Wm. (William), 1749-1836
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        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Shepperton (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Map industry and trade
          (lcsh) Cartography
            (lcsh) Engraving
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Publishers and publishing
                (lcsh) Map dealers
                  (lcsh) Cartographers
                    (lcsh) Geographers
                      (lcsh) Engravers
                  • Additonal Related Forms

                    • us: Jefferys & Faden (London, England)
                  • Sources

                    • found: His Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps ... 1862.
                    • found: Mallet, F. Descriptive account of the island of Trinidad, 1964: t.p. (W. Faden, geographer to the King and to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; Charing Cross; London)
                    • found: NUC pre-56 (hdg: Faden, William, 1750?-1836; usage: W. Faden; Wm. Faden; William Faden)
                    • found: The map trade in the late eighteenth century, 2000: t.p. (Faden) cover flap (William Faden (1749-1836))
                    • found: Allg. K├╝nstlerlexikon, 1992 (Faden, William; British map engraver, geographer; b. July 11, 1749, London; d. Mar. 21, 1836, Shepperton/Surrey)
                    • found: Univ. of Michigan website, 29 Jan. 2014: William L. Clements Library, Manuscripts Div., Jefferys & Faden Collection, biog. (William Faden (1749-1836) was the son of William Faden, a printer; he joined the younger Thomas Jefferys in a business partnership in the early 1770s; in 1783 he inherited his father's business and became geographer to King George III. Thomas Jefferys (b. 1755) was the son of Thomas Jefferys (ca. 1719-1771); he was apprenticed to his father and oversaw the family business after his father's death; from 1771-1776, he had a business partnership with William Faden)
                  • Editorial Notes

                    • [Do not confuse with his father, Faden, William, who was active 1747-67?]
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                    • 1980-04-28: new
                    • 2014-02-06: revised
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