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John Bartram King’s Botanist - In 1765 George III made John Bartram the Royal Botanist, a post he held till his death in 1777. (1699-1777) Drawing of John Bartram by 19th and early 20th century illustrator Howard Pyle “Father of American Botany” Carolus Linnaeus called John Bartram the “greatest natural botanist in the world.”
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America's oldest living botanical garden Bartram’s Botanical Garden Kingesessing, PA on the Schuylkill River now in the heart of Philadelphia 12 Acres John Bartram sent this drawing that he made of his garden to Peter Collinson in 1759. Earl of Derby’s library, Knowsley, England
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John Bartram co-founded with Benjamin Franklin the American Philosophical Society. Franklin was a frequent visitor to the Garden and he offered William Bartram the job of illustrator for his paper.
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William Bartram - age 16 Magnolia Warbler - Dendroica magnolia H. Douglas Pratt The British Museum (Natural History) National Geographic, Field Guide to the Birds
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