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dogs' heads

dogs' heads

Sir Joseph Banks, by Thomas Phillips, c1808 Naturalist, botanist and patron of science, Banks first sailed with Cook to Australia in 1770. He developed a keen interest in Australia, becoming the key figure in the botanical investigation of Australia in the first 30 yrs. He also became the acknowledged authority on New South Wales and an amazing range of other related areas such as colonization,exploration, currency,botanic gardens,earthquakes, merino sheep, plant diseases and leather tanning…

Joseph Banks Explorer and botanist who traveled extensively to document and collect plants from around the world. His wealth made it possible to gather equipment, crews and ships for the purpose of preserving Natural History.

Horniman Museum and Gardens / Forest Hill // London

Photos of the Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Rd, Forest Hill, London March 2010

Dogs horniman museum

Dogs horniman museum

The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955), Saturday 15 March 1952, page 16

The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955), Saturday 15 March 1952, page 16

Drawing by John Webberfrom, Engraved by William Sharp - A Night Dance by Men, in Hapaee, Tonga, (From "The Voyages of Captain Cook", 1776-1780

Voyages of Captain Cook

House of Fletcher Christian, leader of mutiny on Bounty, Pitcairn Island

House of Fletcher Christian, leader of mutiny on Bounty, Pitcairn Island

Banksia integrifolia watercolour from Banks' Florilegium. - Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January 1771) was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

Banksia integrifolia watercolour from Banks' Florilegium. - Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

1802 Antique Engraving of Woman from Tahiti  from Voyages of Captain Cook

1802 Antique Engraving of Woman from Tahiti from Voyages of Captain Cook

The painting refers to James Cook's voyage to Hawaii in 1779. To the right the 'Resolution' and the 'Discovery' are at anchor in Kealakekua Bay, which takes up the foreground of the composition. Indigenous islanders can be seen on boats and among the houses and palm trees along the shore in the middle ground. In the background the mountains rise into the clouded sky.

Page of The Resolution and Discovery off Hawaii by CLEVELEY, John the Younger in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture

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