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Scientist: Banks, Joseph (1743 - 1820)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Charles Edward Wagstaff, 1808-1850 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Thomas Phillips, 1770-1845 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 26.6 x 17.7 cm / Sheet: 13.4 x 10.3 cm
Portrait of Joseph Banks
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Scientist: Banks, Joseph (1743 - 1820)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: William Daniell, 1769-1837 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Artist: George Dance, fl. 19th C. 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 33.3 x 25.3 cm /
Portrait of Joseph Banks
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Scientist: Boerhaave, Hermann (1668 - 1738)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Chemistry
Print Artist: James Heath, 1757-1834 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Noel Pruneau, 1751-ca. 1800 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14 x 8.8 cm / Sheet: 30 x24 cm
Portrait of Hermann Boerhaave
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Scientist: Boerhaave, Hermann (1668 - 1738)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Lleonhard Staub, 1800-1826 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 18.3 x 11.4 cm / Sheet: 32.7 x 22.8 cm
Portrait of Hermann Boerhaave
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Scientist: Boerhaave, Hermann (1668 - 1738)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Jan Wandelaar, 1690-1759 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 21 x 13 cm / Sheet: 32.4 x 23.8 cm
Portrait of Hermann Boerhaave
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Scientist: Clusius, Carolus (1526 - 1609)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Theodore de Bry, 1528-1598 
Medium: Woodcut 
Original Dimensions:
Portrait of Carolus Clusius
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Scientist: Colden, Cadwallader (1688 - 1776)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Vistus Balch, 1799-1884 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions:
Portrait of Cadwallader Colden
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Scientist: Darwin, Erasmus (1731 - 1802)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Engineering
Print Artist: Moses Haughton 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: J. Rawlinson 
Original Dimensions:
Portrait of Erasmus Darwin
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Scientist: Darwin, Erasmus (1731 - 1802)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Engineering
Print Artist: H. Meyer 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions:
Portrait of Erasmus Darwin
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Scientist: Desfontaines, René Louiche (1751 - 1833)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 7.3 cm, / Sheet: 21.8 x 14.2 cm
Portrait of René Louiche Desfontaines
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Scientist: Englefield, Henry (1752 - 1822)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Botany
Print Artist: Charles Picart, ca. 1780-ca. 1837 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Artist: Henry Edridge, 1769-1821 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 33.1 x 22.8 cm /
Portrait of Henry Englefield
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Scientist: Fagon, Guy Crescent (1638 - 1718)
Discipline(s): Botany ; Medicine
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.6 x 8.5 cm / Sheet: 20 x 12.5 cm
Portrait of Guy Crescent Fagon
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Scientist: Gesner, Johannes (1709 - 1790)
Discipline(s): Botany ; Geology
Print Artist: Johann Jakob Haid, 1704-1767 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: R. Dallicker 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 23.5 x 19.8 cm / Sheet: 29.5 x 19.8 cm
Portrait of Johannes Gesner
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Scientist: Hermann, Jean (1738 - 1800)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: C. Guerin 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.6 cm / Sheet: 20.3 x 13 cm
Portrait of Jean Hermann
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Scientist: Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Sir William Rothstein 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.5 x 15.3 cm / Sheet: 29.2 x 23.1 cm
Portrait of Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Scientist: Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Sir William Rothstein 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.5 x 16 cm / Sheet: 37.9 x 28 cm
Portrait of Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Scientist: Jussieu, Bernard de (1699 - 1777)
Discipline(s): Botany
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.4 x 10.3 cm / Sheet: 29 x 22.8 cm
Portrait of Bernard de Jussieu
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Scientist: Mirbel, Charles François Brisseau (1776 - 1854)
Discipline(s): Botany
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.1 x 7.6 cm / Sheet: 28.7 x 19.2 cm
Portrait of Charles François Brisseau Mirbel
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Scientist: Parkinson, John (1567 - 1650)
Discipline(s): Botany ; Medicine
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.5 x 4.8 cm / Sheet: 11.7 x 8.8 cm
Portrait of John Parkinson
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Scientist: Pulteney, Richard (1730 - 1801)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Piercy Roberts, 18th/19th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Thomas Beach, 1738 - 1806 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.1 x 13.2 cm / Sheet: 25.3 x 16.8 cm
Portrait of Richard Pulteney
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Scientist: Roxburgh, William (1751 - 1815)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Charles Turner Warren, 1767-1823 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.1 x 8.5 cm / Sheet: 20.4 x 12.6 cm
Portrait of William Roxburgh
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Scientist: Ruysch, Frederik (1638 - 1731)
Discipline(s): Botany ; Medicine
Print Artist: J. Jenkins 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Jan Wandelaar, 1690-1759 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.4 x 9.6 cm / Sheet: 25.5 x 15.7 cm
Portrait of Frederik Ruysch
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Scientist: Thouin, André (1747 - 1824)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.7 cm / Sheet: 28 x 19 cm
Portrait of André Thouin
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Scientist: Vahl, Martin (1744 - 1804)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.8 cm / Sheet: 20.7 x 13.6 cm
Portrait of Martin Vahl
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Scientist: Watson, William (1715 - 1787)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Botany ; Medicine
Print Artist: J. Thornthwaite, b.1840 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Edward Abbott, d.1791 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.8 x 7.7 cm / Sheet: 14.5 x 10.2 cm
Portrait of William Watson
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Scientist: Watson, William (1715 - 1787)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Botany ; Medicine
Print Artist: J. Thornthwaite, b.1840 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Edward Abbott, d.1791 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.8 x 7.6 cm / Sheet: 18 x 12.5 cm
Portrait of William Watson
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