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William Curtis 1746-1799

W. Hugh Curtis

William Curtis 1746-1799

Fellow of the Linnean Society, botanist and entomologist

by W. Hugh Curtis

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Published by Warren in Winchester .
Written in English

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  • Curtis, William, -- 1746-1799.

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    StatementW. Hugh Curtis.
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    Open LibraryOL13885254M

    Early Nineteenth Century English Horticulture by Jutta Buck. with Cynthia Rice. No history of botanical art would be complete without mention of The Botanical Magazine, founded in by William Curtis (), and continuously published to this m Curtis was the director of the publication until his death when he was succeeded by John Sims () until William Curtis (–), Botanist, Writing at His Table unknown artist Hampshire Cultural Trust Headquarters, Winchester (Hampshire County Council’s Fine Art Collection).

    William Curtis () was trained as an apothecary, but his real interest was botany. His first major contribution to this science was his Flora Londinenis, published in While a highly regarded work, it turned out to be a financial disappointment for Curtis. He then turned to gardeners, who he felt could pay better for his efforts.   - William Curtis, , Botanical illustration Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and .

    Further reading: William Curtis – Practical Observations on the British Grasses () from the fascinating Perkins Agricultural Library at Walter Frank Perkins of Hampshire, UK () collected over books on British agriculture published up to the end of the 19 th century. The collection was donated to the University of Southampton Library with the proviso. The Botanical Magazine; Or, Flower-Garden Displayed, Volume V (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) [Curtis, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Botanical Magazine; Or, Flower-Garden Displayed, Volume V (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)Author: William Curtis.


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WILLIAM CURTIS () Ray Desmond The portrait of William Curtis which hangs in the library of the Royal Horticultural Society depicts a thickset man with steady eyes, prominent nose, and a full mouth.

It is a face that bespeaks determination and resolution with just a hint of pugnacity, qualities. CURTIS, William () Flora Londinensis; or, Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London.

London: printed for and sold by the Author & & Son (vol.I), for the author (), [] Two volumes in four, folio. WILLIAM CURTIS () Flora Londinensis; or, Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London.

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William Curtis Author: William Curtis ISBN: CORNELL Genre: Botanists File William Curtis 1746-1799 book MB. WILLIAM CURTIS () Flora Londiniensis; [vols.I-III:] or, Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of William Curtis 1746-1799 book [-V: containing a History of The Plants indigenous to great Britain descriptions by Willam Jackson Hooker].

William Curtis, fellow of the Linnean Society, botanist and entomologist, with some notes on his son-in-law Samuel Curtis / by W. Hugh Curtis. Curtis, William, [ Book: ] At Uni of Melb Library. William Curtis,fellow of the Linnean Society, botanist and entomologist, with some notes on his son-in-law Samuel Curtis Author: William Curtis ; Samuel Curtis.

Curtis's botanical magazine by Curtis, William,; Bentham-Moxon Trust; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust; Curtis's botanical magazine dedications, portraits and biographical notes. William Curtis ()Flora LondinensisLondon: for the author by B.

White and Son,folio, in six volumes, with hand-colored engravings by William Kilburn, James Sowerby, Sydenham Edwards et al., in full tan calf with gilt rule and dentelle, the (later) flat spines with raised bands, red panel and gilt lettering rule and decoration, with marbled endpapers and bookplate of W.P.

The first issue, published on 1 Februarywas begun by William Curtis, as both an illustrated gardening and botanical journal. Curtis was an apothecary and botanist who held a position at Kew Gardens, who had published the highly praised (but poorly sold) Flora Londinensis a few years : Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for William Curtis (11 Jan –7 Jul ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing St Mary's Churchyard, Battersea, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A : St.

Mary's Churchyard, Battersea. William Curtis,fellow of the Linnean Society, botanist and entomologist, with some notes on his son-in-law Samuel Curtis by William Curtis (Book) William Curtis, F.L.S., author of the Flora Londinesis by W Evans (Visual).

The Botanical Magazine; Or, Flower-Garden Displayed, Volume I (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) [Curtis, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. William Curtis () was an English botanist and entomologist, who was born at Alton, Hampshire.

Curtis began as an apothecary1/5(1). I knew three things about the apothecary, William Curtis (): 1. He was plant demonstrator at the Chelsea Physic Garden. had a botanic garden in London.

He was the instigator of a popular journal which became known as Curtis’ Botanical Magazine and the author of the Flora Londinensis. William Curtis () was an English botanist and entomologist, who was born at Alton, Hampshire.

Curtis began as an apothecary, before turning his attention to botany and other natural history. The publications he prepared effectively reached a wider audience than early works on the subject had intended/5. The quality of the illustrations in the Botanical Magazine is outstanding, both accurate and decorative, the colours vibrant.

William Curtis () was a trained apothecary living in London, although his passion was for natural history, particularly plants and insects. The world's longest running botanical magazine was (eventually) named after its founder William Curtis (–), who was an English botanist and entomologist.

From to Curtis worked as demonstrator of plants and Praefectus Horti at the Chelsea Physic Garden, which was established a century earlier by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries for its apprentices to study the Author: Bogdan Horbal.

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This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more. William Curtis () was an English botanist and entomologist, who was born at Alton, Hampshire.

Curtis began as an apothecary, before turning his attention to botany and other natural history. The publications he prepared effectively reached a wider audience than early works on the subject had : ORIGINAL HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVING - Cuphea circaeoides FROM CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE - Plate No.dated by Curtis, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at