Exhibition: The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks

This exhibition runs from Mon, 17th May 2021 to Thu, 25th Nov 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Wed,
23rd Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Thu,
24th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Fri,
25th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Sat,
26th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Sun,
27th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Mon,
28th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)
Tue,
29th Jun 2021  
(10am - 5:50pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


This display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections.

Banks was one of the most influential people in British science in the late 1700s. Thanks to a large inherited fortune, he dramatically changed how many people understood the natural world and used its resources.

Exhibition highlights include:

Artworks from all three of Captain Cook's Pacific voyages

The first public display of an early botanical manuscript which depicts and describes the local uses of medicinal plants from Kerala, southern India


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website


Location

Natural History Museum,

Cromwell Road, London,
SW7 5BD

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