Sir J.ph Banks (Voyageur-Naturaliste,)Président de la société royale de Londres. Né à Revesby dans le Comté de Lincoln (Angleterre), en 1743. Mort à Londres, le 9 Mai 1820.
Stipple. 210 x 145mm (8¼ x 5¾"). Cut to plate top & bottom.
Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) the naturalist, botanist and explorer who was patron of science and President of the Royal Society, 1778-1820. He sailed with Captain Cook to the Pacific on his first voyage aboard the Endeavour, 1768-71, and compiled a unique natural history collection. He held a position of great influence in the scientific world and he advised on ventures such as the Kew Botanic Gardens and the first British colonies in Australia.
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