Sir Joseph Banks


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Noun1.Sir Joseph Banks - English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)Sir Joseph Banks - English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
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The botanical collections ended up in London with Sir Joseph Banks, who published some of Buchanan's descriptions and drawings, but these new species ended up being published under Banks' name.
'I explained to him that at the time, the mission had been endorsed by the King of England and Sir Joseph Banks, the preeminent scientist of the era.
His earlier journals did not instruct, Cartwright told his friend Sir Joseph Banks, but The Labrador Companion does so ...
In 1779 Sir Joseph Banks an eminent scientist who accompanied Cook on his voyage, recommended Botany Bay as a suitable site for development, an action which led to the British policy of treating Australia as a penal colony for the period 1778-1868.
The earliest were acquired by Sarah Sophia Banks (1744-1818), the sister of the naturalist Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), who collected 800 caricatures, as they were then known.
The origin of the Chelsea Flower Show dates back to about 1804 - the time when Sir Joseph Banks and John Wedgewood founded the Royal Horticulture Society in the UK.
Created by Founder and Master Blender Amaud de Trabuc, and inspired by the travels and discoveries of legendary 18th-century British explorer and botanist Sir Joseph Banks, Banks is blended according to a secret formula developed by blending rums from up to seven different origins, including Trinidad, Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados, Panama, Guatemala and Java.
Discussing shell-collecting as such could have been approached through Sir Hans Sloane or Sir Joseph Banks (whose collection is intact in the Natural History Museum), but that would have removed the opportunity to recreate the Duchess's circle, so beguiling in its sociability, energy and intellectual acuity.
The works, first shown in 1773 at the Royal Academy, are thought to have been commissioned by Sir Joseph Banks following his part in Captain James Cook's first voyage of discovery to the Pacific.
Yn 1794 mi ddaeth Sir Joseph Banks 'r prifet o Tsieina i Brydain am y tro cyntaf.
(28.) James Anderson to Sir Joseph Banks, 26 April 1787, in Five Letters to Sir Joseph Banks ...