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Portrait medallion of Joseph Banks, ca. 1785 [realia] / John Flaxman
Bib ID 5196904
Format ObjectObject [realia]
Author
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826
 
Online Versions
Description ca. 1785 
1 plaque : basalt ; oval image 8.6 x 6.6 cm., in frame 9 x 7 cm. 
Biography/History

"Wedgwood knew Joseph Banks the President of the Royal Society at the time of this medallion's production, as he had been admitted to the Royal Society in 1783. Banks was an extremely wellknown and important person in the mid 1780s due to his scientific interest and discoveries during the Endeavour voyage with James Cook"--Information from acquisitions documentation.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on accompanying documentation, see file NLA05/426.

Inscriptions: "Banks"--Impressed below portrait; " Wedgwood"--Impressed on verso.

In original wooden gilt frame.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-152270093

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Maggs Bros Ltd., London, 2011. 
Subjects Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 -- Portraits.  |  Botanists -- England -- Portraits.  |  Portrait medallions.  |  Wedgwood ware.
Occupation Botanists.
Form/genre Medallions.
Other authors/contributors Josiah Wedgwood & Sons
Exhibited Exhibited: "Cook and the Pacific, National Library of Australia, 19 September 2018 - 10 February 2019. 
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500 |aTitle devised by cataloguer based on accompanying documentation, see file NLA05/426.
500 |aInscriptions: "Banks"--Impressed below portrait; " Wedgwood"--Impressed on verso.
500 |aIn original wooden gilt frame.
530 |aAlso available online|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-152270093
541 |aPurchased from Maggs Bros Ltd., London, 2011.
545 |a"Wedgwood knew Joseph Banks the President of the Royal Society at the time of this medallion's production, as he had been admitted to the Royal Society in 1783. Banks was an extremely wellknown and important person in the mid 1780s due to his scientific interest and discoveries during the Endeavour voyage with James Cook"--Information from acquisitions documentation.
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710 2 |aJosiah Wedgwood & Sons.
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