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Images Dated 2008 December

Choose from 56 images in our Images Dated 2008 December collection.

Palm House vista with public Featured December Image

Palm House vista with public


Palm House Vista, Public

George Forest Featured December Image

George Forest

George Forest, portrait, Tengyneh, Yunan China


George Forest, Tengyneh, Yunan China 003984lt

Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) Featured December Image

Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820)

Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), wealthy philanthropist, natural history lover, patron and first unofficial director of Kew Gardens from about 1773. Used his considerable influence to advance the Royal Gardens at Kew. Travelled with Captain Cook on HMS Endeavour to the South Pacific, visiting South America, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and Java, from 1768 to 1771. President of the Royal Society 1778 to 1820