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17th and 18th century botanists by various engravers, published 1799-1810


28 Portraits in set

28 stipple engraved portrait of 17th and 18th century botanists published by Dr Thornton between 1799 and 1810. The engravings are bound together in a volume titled ‘Portraits of Botanists’.

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Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  John Russell - NPG D34336

Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after John Russell
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1799
NPG D34336

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D34343

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after Francis Cotes
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1799
NPG D34343

Robert John Thornton, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after  John Russell, and by  William Woolnoth, after  James Elmes - NPG D34351

Robert John Thornton

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after John Russell, and by William Woolnoth, after James Elmes
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 May 1799
NPG D34351

Sir James Edward Smith with 'The Pursuit of the Ship containing the Linnaean Collection', by William Ridley, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  John Russell - NPG D34334

Sir James Edward Smith with 'The Pursuit of the Ship containing the Linnaean Collection'

by William Ridley, published by Robert John Thornton, after John Russell
stipple and line engraving, published 25 March 1800
NPG D34334

Stephen Hales, by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Hudson, and after  Coates - NPG D34344

Stephen Hales

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Hudson, and after Coates
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 December 1800 (circa 1759)
NPG D34344

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held', probably by James Newton, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Robert White - NPG D34354

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held'

probably by James Newton, published by Robert John Thornton, after Robert White
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1800
NPG D34354

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn), by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34358

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn)

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
line engraving and etching, published 20 December 1800
NPG D34358

Jean Jacques Rousseau with 'The Tomb of Jean Jaque Rousseau', by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Allan Ramsay - NPG D34340

Jean Jacques Rousseau with 'The Tomb of Jean Jaque Rousseau'

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton, after Allan Ramsay
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 July 1801
NPG D34340

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal', by William Ridley, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Carl Fredrik von Breda - NPG D34347

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal'

by William Ridley, published by Robert John Thornton, after Carl Fredrik von Breda
stipple engraving and etching, published 15 November 1801
NPG D34347

'Chemical Philosophers of the present Day' (Joseph Priestley; Antoine Lavoisier), by James Caldwall, after  John Opie, and after  Jacques Louis David, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34359

'Chemical Philosophers of the present Day' (Joseph Priestley; Antoine Lavoisier)

by James Caldwall, after John Opie, and after Jacques Louis David, published by Robert John Thornton
line engraving and etching, published 1 May 1801
NPG D34359

Charles Bonnet, by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34345

Charles Bonnet

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 May 1802
NPG D34345

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis', by William Evans, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34348

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis'

by William Evans, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1802
NPG D34348

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort with 'A Zephyr disclosing to an astonished world, the System of Tournefort', by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34355

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort with 'A Zephyr disclosing to an astonished world, the System of Tournefort'

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 August 1802
NPG D34355

Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu with 'View of the Thuilleries at Paris', by William Evans, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Charles Thevenin, and after  Thomas Girtin - NPG D34339

Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu with 'View of the Thuilleries at Paris'

by William Evans, published by Robert John Thornton, after Charles Thevenin, and after Thomas Girtin
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1803
NPG D34339

Erasmus Darwin, by William Holl Sr, after  J. Rawlinson, and by  Thomas Milton, after  Richard Corbould, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34341

Erasmus Darwin

by William Holl Sr, after J. Rawlinson, and by Thomas Milton, after Richard Corbould, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 February 1803
NPG D34341

George Shaw with 'Back View of the British Museum', by William Holl Sr, after  John Russell, and by  E.W. Thomson, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34342

George Shaw with 'Back View of the British Museum'

by William Holl Sr, after John Russell, and by E.W. Thomson, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 September 1803
NPG D34342

Sébastien Vaillant with 'A View of the Palais Royale', by James Hopwood Sr, after  Aubnet, and probably by  John Roffe, after  Surant, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34357

Sébastien Vaillant with 'A View of the Palais Royale'

by James Hopwood Sr, after Aubnet, and probably by John Roffe, after Surant, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published November 1803
NPG D34357

Daniel Rutherford with 'A distant View of Edinburgh', by William Holl Sr, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D34337

Daniel Rutherford with 'A distant View of Edinburgh'

by William Holl Sr, published by Robert John Thornton, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 June 1804
NPG D34337

Colin Milne with 'A View of Greenwich Hospital', by William Holl Sr, after  John Russell, and probably by  James Newton, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34346

Colin Milne with 'A View of Greenwich Hospital'

by William Holl Sr, after John Russell, and probably by James Newton, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1804
NPG D34346

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists', by William Holl Sr, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Uwins, and after  Unknown artist - NPG D34356

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists'

by William Holl Sr, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Uwins, and after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1804
NPG D34356

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, by Caroline Watson, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Allan Ramsay, and after  Thomas Uwins - NPG D34333

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

by Caroline Watson, published by Robert John Thornton, after Allan Ramsay, and after Thomas Uwins
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1805
NPG D34333

Aylmer Bourke Lambert, by William Holl Sr, after  John Russell, and by  John George Landseer, after  Ramsay Richard Reinagle, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34335

Aylmer Bourke Lambert

by William Holl Sr, after John Russell, and by John George Landseer, after Ramsay Richard Reinagle, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 10 April 1805
NPG D34335

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck with 'The Pantheon at Paris', by William Hopwood, after  Jacques Louis David, and by  S. Porter, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34338

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck with 'The Pantheon at Paris'

by William Hopwood, after Jacques Louis David, and by S. Porter, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published December 1805
NPG D34338

Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light', by William Holl Sr, after  John Opie, and by  Thomas Milton, after  John Townsend, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34350

Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light'

by William Holl Sr, after John Opie, and by Thomas Milton, after John Townsend, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published December 1805
NPG D34350

Carl Linnaeus, by Henry Meyer, and by  Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Magnus Hallman - NPG D34332

Carl Linnaeus

by Henry Meyer, and by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Robert John Thornton, after Magnus Hallman
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1806
NPG D34332

William Woodville with 'View of the inoculating Hospital at Pancras', by William Bond, after  Lemuel Francis Abbott, and by  Thomas Woolnoth, after  George Shepherd, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34349

William Woodville with 'View of the inoculating Hospital at Pancras'

by William Bond, after Lemuel Francis Abbott, and by Thomas Woolnoth, after George Shepherd, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 August 1806
NPG D34349

Sir Thomas Millington, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D34353

Sir Thomas Millington

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1807
NPG D34353

John Jackson, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D34352

John Jackson

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D34352