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John Bartram

 (1699 - 1777)
John Bartram was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  John Bartram is known for architectural and botanical drawing.

Biography   John Bartram

Although known primarily as a botanist, John Bartram did a drawing of William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia, and this drawing, first published in 1740, has been reproduced many times.

Bartram was the royal botanist for King George III to North America beginning 1765, and he lived in Philadelphia on the west bank of the Schuylkill River. The site has been attracting visitors since the middle of the 18th century when this Quaker farmer began collecting and propagating a wide array of ornamental and medicinal plants there. For his work of supplying plant material and other natural history specimens to the Royal Court, he received 50 pounds a year. He also supplied the English artist-naturalist Mark Catesby (1679-1749) with   ...  Displaying 750 of 1364 characters.

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