Who duetted with Barbra Streisand in You Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Jamaica; 2 1960; 3 Plantagenet; 4 The March family; 5 The Danube; 6 A single symbol which represents a word or phrase; 7 Hickstead, Sussex; 8 Neil Diamond; 9 Peter Pettigrew; 10 Joseph Banks
Woven throughout the book are names you may recognize, like John Miller, who in 1731 published an invaluable advice book called "Gardeners Dictionary," Carl Linnaeus, the "father of plant nomenclature," and Joseph Banks
, who circumnavigated the globe on the Endeavour captained by James Cook.
Together, the two women knew every botanist and plantsman of note in England, from Sir Joseph Banks
to George Diowsius Ehret, the leading botanical illustrator.
The Georgian naturalist and botanist Joseph Banks
loved to collect animals, both for museums and for the cooking pot.
Kryza traces the race's course back to earlier travelers, such as Mungo Park, and the activities of the African Association, founded by Sir Joseph Banks
in 1788, to expand "profitable commerce," support "abolition of the slave trade," and promote the "desire for knowledge" (13).
Held in the zoo's Joseph Banks
Room, the display will feature interactive elements, together with a display of bronze sculptures, including the Dodo and the Rodrigues Giant Tortoise.
Some of the characters who emerge include the Polynesian, so-called "noble savage" Omai - who was brought to Mulgrave in the 18th century by the famous botanist Sir Joseph Banks
who had travelled with Captain Cook on his expeditions to the South Seas - and the Maharaja Duleep Singh, last King of the Sikhs and rightful owner of the Koh-I-Noor diamond, who leased the estate in the 19th century.
NO matter how hard I try I cannot find a Welsh plant hunter to walk in the footsteps of giants like George Forrest, Joseph Banks
, Joseph Hooker, and Robert Fortune.
Forsyth in turn suggested the concept to Royal Society President, Sir Joseph Banks
, and the idea became a reality nearly three years later when the inaugural meeting was held at the house of the bookseller, Mr Hatchard, at 187 Piccadilly in London.
Soon one man, Sir Joseph Banks
, a Trustee ex officio as President of the Royal Society from 1778, dominated the board.
Science in the Service of Empire: Sir Joseph Banks
, The British State, and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution, by John Gascoigne.
Refurbishment of the Joseph Banks
Laboratories, development of Marina Courts student accommodation and additional catering facilities, as well some complementary reconfiguration and adaptation works are also included.