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Memorial

Botanists Botanists

Plaque: Botanists

Inscription

Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820, President of the Royal Society, Robert Brown, 1773-1858, and David Don 1800-1841, botanists, lived in a house on this site. The Linnean Society met here 1821-1857.

Site: Botanists (1 memorial)

W1, Soho Square, 31-32

The lettering is above the right-most potted scrub. Incidentally, the photograph of the building catches a typical London sight - a van driver trying to escape before the uniformed warden completes his parking ticket.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Botanists

Information Subjects commemorated

49423

Sir Joseph Banks

Botanist, President of the Royal Society.

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50534

Robert Brown

Botanist. Born Montrose, Scotland.

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50534

David Don

Botanist

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