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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Joseph Wolf

1820–99

German-born painter and illustrator. Specialised in animals. Apprenticed as a lithographer in Koblenz before studying art at the Antwerp Academy. Arrived in London in 1848. Established a studio with Johann Baptist Zwecker in London, circa 1860. Illustrated many natural history publications including Henry Walter Bates’s The naturalist on the river Amazons (1863).

Sources

Bates 1863, p. vi

ODNB

Post Office London directory 1859–63