Author:Sydney Parkinson

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Sydney Parkinson
(1745–1771)
A Scottish botanical illustrator and natural history artist. He was employed by Joseph Banks as botanical illustrator during James Cook's first voyage of exploration, on board HM Bark Endeavour in 1768. He made nearly a thousand drawings of plants and animals on the voyage, including some of the first illustrations of Australian flora and fauna, and died of malaria and dysentery on the return trip.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: Parkinson

Sydney Parkinson

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