Omai (Mai), Sir Joseph Banks and Daniel Charles Solander

1 portrait on display at Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

Omai (Mai), Sir Joseph Banks and Daniel Charles Solander, by William Parry, circa 1775-1776 - NPG 6652 - © National Portrait Gallery, London / National Museum Cardiff / Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

© National Portrait Gallery, London / National Museum Cardiff / Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

Omai (Mai), Sir Joseph Banks and Daniel Charles Solander

by William Parry
oil on canvas, circa 1775-1776
60 in. x 60 in. (1525 mm x 1525 mm)
Purchased jointly with the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby and the National Museums & Galleries of Wales, with help from a private benefactor and local trusts, the Art Fund, the Garfield Weston Foundation, Flora Fraser and Peter Soros, Sir Christopher Ondaatje, Linda L. Brownrigg, Randolph and Lara Lerner, Jon and Lillian Lovelace, the Clore Duffield Foundation, Sir Harry Djanogly, Hans and Mãrit Rausing, Lawrence Banks, the Swan Trust, Amanda Sebestyen, Sir David Attenborough, Lord Plymouth and Lord Windsor and many other donations, 2003
Primary Collection
NPG 6652

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Sittersback to top

  • Sir Joseph Banks, Bt (1743-1820), Explorer and botanist. Sitter associated with 35 portraits.
  • Omai (circa 1753-circa 1780), First Tahitian to visit England. Sitter in 5 portraits.
  • Daniel Charles Solander (1736-1782), Botanist. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • William Parry (1743-1791), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 4 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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