Type specimen of Banksia integrifolia, collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander in Australia during Cook’s Endeavour voyage. at Westminster, England, the only son of William Banks (1719-1761) and Sarah, née Bate (1720-1804).

Specimens of Banksia were first collected by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander, naturalists on the Endeavour during Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook's first voyage to the Pacific Ocean.Cook landed on Australian soil for the first time on 29 April 1770, at a place that he later named Botany Bay in recognition of "the great quantity of plants Mr Banks and Dr Solander found in this place". Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), naturalist and patron of science, was born on 13 February 1743 (2 February, O.S.) Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Sex, Botany, and Empire: The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks (Revolutions in Science) at Amazon.com. Apja William Banks gazdag lincolnshire-i földbirtokos, parlamenti képviselő; anyja Sarah Banks (lánykori nevén Bates) volt.Joseph gyerekkorában sok időt töltött a lincolnshire-i birtokon és megszerette a természettudományokat. Born into a life of privilege, Joseph Banks was the son of a wealthy Lincolnshire landowner. This left the young man in position to inherit, when he came of age at twenty-one, several estates with an annual income of £6,000. Born in London, UK, 13 February 1743; died London, 19 June 1820. The papers in this issue explore new perspectives on the career of Sir Joseph Banks (1743–1820) and the scientific culture of his time. In 1761, when Banks was only eighteen, his father died unexpectedly at the age of forty-two.

Banks, Joseph, Sir (1743 - 1820) Sir Joseph Banks, Bt, KCB, FRS .

The only son of a wealthy land-owning family. The garden housed the most exotic and awe-inspiring plants, brought over by Banks’ personally dispatched explorers … From an early age, his declared passion was natural history, and in particular, botany. Linnaeus’ belief that the world contained no more than 10,000 plant species.2-4 After the voyage, Banks had 743 copper-plate engrav-ings made, at great personal expense, from the original artwork (finished watercolors and precise sketches) of the Scottish artist Sydney Parkin-son (1745-1771), who was part of Banks’ team on the expedition. Joseph Banks had been serving as the king’s informal adviser on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, from the past several years and this position became official in 1797. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Joseph Banks 1743. február 24-én (az akkor érvényes julián naptár szerint február 13.-án) született Londonban, az Argyle Street-en. The genus Bankia was named for Banks by Carl Linnaeus the Younger who visited London in 1781-1782 and was a regular visitor to Joseph Banks’s house and herbarium in Soho Square.