Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820

Naturalist and patron of science. Accompanied Captain James Cook on his first voyage aboard the Endeavour, visiting New Zealand in 1769. He assembled natural history collections and made scientific observations. On his return to London in 1771 he became the centre of scientific enquiry and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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Artist unknown :A mushroom for the Royal Society! Or a view of a fungus recently grown on their own BANKS... London, Published by L Sidebotham, March 1819.
Date: 1819 By: I Sidebotham (Firm) Ref: B-093-003 Description: A back view of a capering Sir Joseph Banks, looking at an empty wine cask which is embedded in the top of a giant sized mushroom. Banks' butler has climbed a...
Date: 1988 Ref: Eph-C-GRAPHIC-ARTS-1988 Description: Includes: Edward Bullmore 1933-1978. "One decade on"; an exhibition of key works for the Bullmore Collection. The Bath-House, Rotorua's Art & History Museum...
Gillray, James, 1757-1815 :The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly... Js. Gy. des. et fect. Published July 4th 1795 by H. Humphrey, No. 39 New Bond Street [London]
Date: 1795 By: Gillray, James, 1757-1815; H Humphrey (Firm) Ref: B-093-014-a Description: A caricature of Sir Joseph Banks. He is shown as a giant butterfly, rising from a rocky Pacific island, his Order of the Bath star on his chest, and plants (...
Date: [ca 1923-1971] By: Beaglehole, John Cawte (Professor), 1901-1971 Ref: 73-004 Description: Research notes, drafts and other material relating to Beaglehole's research interests, especially James Cook and Joseph Banks. Includes proof copy of Banks's...
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 :Sir Joseph Banks Bt. Painted by Benjamin West. Engraved by J R Smith. London Molteno Colnaghi, 1788.
Date: 1788 By: West, Benjamin (Sir), 1738-1820; Molteno Colnaghi & Company; Smith, John Raphael, 1752-1812; Fuller, Alfred Walter Francis, 1882-1961 Ref: C-017-016 Description: Shows the young Joseph Banks, not long after his return from James Cook's first circumnavigation, standing by a pillar, a curtain to the right and a sky bac...
Darly, Matthew, d 1781 :The fly catching macaroni. I rove from Pole to Pole, you ask me why. I tell you truth, to catch a ---fly. Whipcord del. M Darly [sculp] London, 1772
Date: 1772 By: Darly, Matthew, -1781; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: A-038-021 Description: Caricature of Sir Joseph Banks as a lepidopterist and macaroni (dandy), pursuing a butterfly with two bats in his hands. He has both feet planted on two sepa...
Date: 177-1870 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1938 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1768-1945 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1903 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1815-1952, 1786-1838 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2091 Description: Selected pages from reports and minute books only Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2673 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1769-1927 By: University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies Ref: Micro-MS-0423 Description: Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s) (ca 400 pages). Physical Description: Negative microfilm
Date: 1768-1820 By: Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820 Ref: Micro-MS-0480 Description: Banks' papers in the British Library (Add Mss 8094-8100, 33272, 33977-33982) comprising correspondence with European scientists, and with Sir Ernest Blagden,...
Date: 1718-1868 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-3038 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1771-1790 By: Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl, 1718-1792 Ref: qMS-1380 Description: Letters to the Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, from various people, mainly in connection with Cook's voyages and their published accounts. Inc...
Date: 1800-1855 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2494-2496 Description: Quantity: 3 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 13 Oct 1791 By: Burney, James, 1750-1821 Ref: MS-Papers-3027 Description: Gives account of Arreoz natives. Letter expresses Burney's concern about overpopulation and infanticide in Tahiti; suggests that Tahitians be encouraged to e...
Date: 19, 29 Aug 1871 By: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Ref: qMS-0809 Description: Comprises (1) Franklin's letter to Shipley giving particulars of the natives of Tahiti, Australia and New Zealand, which Franklin obtained from Banks and Sol...
Date: [ca 1894-1899] From: British Museum (Natural History): Botanical plates from Banks' Florilegium and the second voyage of James Cook By: Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820; Bannerman, Alexander, active 1730s-1780s; Blyth, Robert, -1783; Burgis, Thomas, active 1760s-1790s; Chesham, Francis, 1749-1806; Cleveley, John, 1747-1786; Drazowa, David Johann Martin van, active 1770s; Goldar, Jabez, 1729-1795; Lee, John, -1804; MacKenzie, Daniel, active 1775-1800; Michel, Jean Baptiste, 1748-1804; Miller, James, active 1773-1791; Miller, John Frederick, 1759-1796; Morris, Thomas, active 1750-1811; Nodder, Frederick Polydore, 1751-1800; Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Roberts, John, active 1770s; Scratchley, Thomas, active 1770s; Sibelius, Gerard, 1734-1785; Smith, Gabriel, 1724-1783; Smith, William, 1707-1764; Tringham, William, active 1790s; Walker, Edward, active 1770s; White, Charles, 1751-1825 Ref: B-026 Description: Black and white engravings after watercolours by various artists from sketches made by Sydney Parkinson on Cook's first voyage. From copper printing plates h...
Date: 19 Nov 1771-19 Dec 1790 By: Sandwich family Ref: MS-Papers-0841 Description: Comprises rough calendar of the Sandwich papers at Hinchingbrooke, compiled by R A Skelton; list of Banks papers at Hinchingbrooke not calendared; transcript...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2671 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.