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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

(1743-1820), Explorer and botanist

Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Naturalist, patron of science and President of the Royal Society, 1778-1820. Banks sailed with Captain Cook to the Pacific on his first voyage aboard the Endeavour, 1768-71, and compiled a unique natural history collection. Banks 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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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by Niccolò Schiavonetti, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D7503

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Niccolò Schiavonetti, after Thomas Phillips
line engraving, published 1812
NPG D7503

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by Henry Bone, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D17519

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Henry Bone, after Thomas Phillips
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, July 1815 (1815)
NPG D17519

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by Samuel William Reynolds, and by  Samuel Cousins, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D7502

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, and by Samuel Cousins, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 1822
NPG D7502

'The Dilettanti Society', by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D32326

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D32326

'The Dilettanti Society', by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15003

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D15003

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D593

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1834
NPG D593

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D621

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1834 (1771-1773)
NPG D621

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Harding & Lepard, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15070

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple and line engraving, published 1 December 1836
NPG D15070

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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 1 June 1811 (27 June 1803)
NPG D19014

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'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D35198

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'The Dilettanti Society'

by Vincent Brooks, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D35199

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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1834 (1771-1772)
NPG D14060

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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1834 (1771-1772)
NPG D20064

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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple and line engraving, published 1 December 1835
NPG D15286

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Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple and line engraving, published 1 December 1836
NPG D20222

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