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The Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart K.B.

  • 1810
  • Engraved by A. Cardon, Flemish. After a drawing by W. Evans, from an original painting by Thomas Lawrence
    Made in London
  • Paper: 15.5 x 11.75 in.
    Lithograph on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.059
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A portrait of Sir Joseph Banks (1743–1820), who is seated wearing the ribbon and star of the Order of the Bath. The proceedings of the Royal Society are on the table next to him.

Inscription

The Right Hon: Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. K.B.
President of the Royal Society.
From an original Picture by T. Lawrence, Esq. R.A. in the Possession of Samuel Lysons, Esq.
Drawn by W. Evans. Engraved by A. Cardon.

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