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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt (1743-1820), Explorer and botanist

Portraits in Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Sir Joshua Reynolds
1771-1773
NPG 5868

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
circa 1795
NPG 853

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Thomas Phillips
1810
NPG 885

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
circa 1816-1818
NPG 316a(172)

Men of Science Living in 1807-8

by Sir John Gilbert, and Frederick John Skill, and William Walker, and Elizabeth Walker (née Reynolds)
1858-1862
NPG 1075

Engraving after 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

by George Zobel, and William Walker
1862
NPG 1075a

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