Joseph Banks

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  1. Sir Joseph Banks, Baronet. Retrieved on 22 June 2015.
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  8. He was, however, awarded an honorary degree by Oxford on his return from his voyage to the South Seas, see "Banks, Sir Joseph", in Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Scribner, 1970.
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  16. Holmes, Richard (2009). The Age of Wonder. HarperPress. p. 10. ISBN   978-1400031870.. Holmes incorrectly states that Green's first name was William, not Charles.
  17. 1 2 Holmes, Richard (2008). "Joseph Banks in Paradise". The age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science. New York: Pantheon Books. pp. 1–54. ISBN   978-1-4000-3187-0. OCLC   264044731.
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  29. Wulf, p. 44.
  30. Wulf, p. 76.
  31. Wulf, p. 136.
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  35. Banks, Joseph. Papers of Sir Joseph Banks; Section 12: Lord Macartney's embassy to China; Series 62: Papers concerning publication of the account of Lord Macartney's Embassy to China, ca 1797. [State Library of New South Wales.]
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  39. "Lady Banks Rose Growing: How To Plant A Lady Banks Rose". Gardening KnowHow. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
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  49. "A Message From The Principal". Joseph Banks Secondary College. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  50. International Plant Names Index.  Banks.
  51. 1 2 3 4 Matthew Fishburn, The book that Joseph Banks burned,; first published in SL Magazine, Summer 2017–18. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  52. 1 2 Papers of Sir Joseph Banks, Retrieved 26 September 2022.
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  54. Petherick Collection, Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  55. Hunt, Susan (Autumn 2018). "Sir Joseph Banks Online Archive". SL Magazine. 11: 1: 44–45.

Cited sources

Further reading

Primary resources

Secondary resources

  • Cameron, H. C. (1952) Sir Joseph Banks, K.B., P.R.S.; the Autocrat of the Philosophers, Batchworth Press.
  • Carter, H. B. (1964) His Majesty's Spanish Flock: Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England[ sic ], University of Sydney.
  • Carter, Harold Burnell (1988) Sir Joseph Banks, 1743–1820 London: British Museum of Natural History ISBN   0-565-00993-1;
  • Chambers, Neil (2007). Joseph Banks and the British Museum: the world of collecting, 1770-1830. London: Pickering & Chatto. ISBN   978-1851968589. OCLC   1028009661.
  • Dawson, W. R. (ed) (1958) The Banks Letters, University of London.
  • Durt, Tania (2007) "Joseph Banks", pp. 173–181 in The Great Naturalists, edited by Robert Huxley. London: Thames & Hudson with the Natural History Museum.
  • Fara, Patricia (2004) Sex, Botany & Empire: The Story Of Carl Linnaeus And Joseph Banks. New York: Columbia University Press ISBN   0-231-13426-6
  • Gascoigne, John (1994) Joseph Banks and the English Enlightenment: Useful Knowledge and Polite Culture Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ISBN   0-521-54211-1
  • Gascoigne, John (1998) Science in the Service of Empire: Joseph Banks, The British State and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ISBN   0-521-55069-6
  • Hawkesworth, John; Byron, John; Wallis, Samuel; Carteret, Philip; Cook, James; Banks, Joseph (1773). An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, esq. London Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell., Volume I, Volume II-III
  • Kryza, Frank T. (207) The Race to Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold. New York: HarperCollins ISBN   0-06-056065-7
  • Lysaght, A. M. (1971). Joseph Banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1766; his diary, manuscripts, and collections. Faber and Faber, London. ISBN   0-571-09351-5;
  • Mackaness, G. (1936) Sir Joseph Banks. His Relations with Australia, University of Sydney
  • Maiden, J. H. (1909) Sir Joseph Banks: The “Father of Australia”.  Kegan Paul.
  • Musgrave, Toby (2020). The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, the Natural Historian Who Shaped the World. Yale University Press. ISBN   978-0-300-22383-5.
  • O'Brian, Patrick 1993 Joseph Banks: A Life. London: David R. Godine, 1993. ISBN   0-87923-930-1, reprinted by University of Chicago Press, 1997 ISBN   0-226-61628-2
  • ——— 1987 Sir Joseph Banks London: Harvill Press. ISBN   0-00-272340-9
  • Smith, Edward (1911) Life of Sir Joseph Banks: With Some Notices of his Friends and Contemporaries.  John Lane.

Select unpublished monographs

  • Duncan, A. (1821) A Short Account of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks, University of Edinburgh.
  • Gilbert, L. (1962) Botanical Investigation of Eastern Seaboard Australia, 1788–1810, B.A. thesis, University of New England, Australia.


Novels based on a mix of historical fact and conjecture about Banks' early life include:


Joseph Banks

Joseph Banks 1773 Reynolds.jpg
Sir Joseph Banks, as painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1773
Born(1743-02-24)24 February 1743 (13 February O.S.)
30 Argyll Street, London, England
Died19 June 1820(1820-06-19) (aged 77)
Spring Grove House, Isleworth, London, England
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Known forVoyage of HMS Endeavour, exploration of Botany Bay
SpouseDorothea Banks
Scientific career
Institutions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Author abbrev. (botany) Banks
21st President of the Royal Society
In office
Baronetage of Great Britain
New creation Baronet
(of Revesby Abbey)
Professional and academic associations
Preceded by21st President of the Royal Society
Succeeded by