Lith de C. Motte. [Stampted:] Contemporains Estrangers. [n.d. c.1830.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 500 x 325mm (19¾ x 12¾"). Crease to upper right corner. Small stain in lower left.
Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), the English botanist, naturalist and patron of the natural sciences. Banks took part in Captain James Cook's first great voyage (1768-1771). He was the leading founder of the African Association, the British organization dedicated to the exploration of Africa, a member of the Society of Dilettanti, which helped to establish the Royal Academy.
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