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   Marcgrave / Marcgraf
   George / Georg
   G. M. ; Jorge Marcgraf / Markgrave / Markgraf / Marggrave / Margrave / Marggraf ;
   
   
   1610 in Liebstadt near Meissen, Saxony
   1644
   Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola
   teacher, organist
   younger brother Christiaan OR Christian(us) Marcgrave (1622-87): http://viaf.org/viaf/50011883
   mathematics, astronomy, botany, medicine at Wittenberg, Strassburg, Brasil, Rostock, Greifswald, Leiden
   Brazil
   Piso/Markgraf: Historia naturalis Brasiliae (1648): 2 Handbuchs; Theatri rerum Nat Bras; Misc Cleyeri ; Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723-1799)
   Count (Johann) Maurice of Nassau-Siegen (1604-79); Johannes de Laet (1582-1649); Dutch West India Company
   painters: Albert Eckhout, Frans Post, Zacharias Wagner (1614-68); med. -> Willem Piso (1611-78); printer Johannes Blaeu
   botanical, zoological, astronomical & meteorological drawing & watercolors, drawing, oil painting, chalk, pencil, gouache, cartographic maps
   www.illustratedgarden.org/mobot/rarebooks/taxa.asp?relation=QH117P571648
   Jagiellon Library in Cracow
   EW Gudger: Marcgrave, Popular Scientific Monthly 81 (1921):250-74. RP Brienen: Marcgraf, Itinerario 25(2001):85-122. PJP Whitehead: J.Soc. Bibliography Natural History 9 (1979): 301-14 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 416 ; Flora Brasileira 2009: 20-21
   spent 6 years in Brazil (1638-43/4). natural history, scientific illustration. The he set up the first colonial astronomical observatory in South America. Perhaps he also drafted Blaeu's map from 1646
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