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William Curtis

Person  Male  Born 11/1/1746  Died 7/7/1799

Categories: Science

Botanist and entomologist. Born Alton, Hampshire. Worked at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Set up a garden at Bermondsey and a larger one, the London Botanic Garden at Lambeth Marsh. His publication 'Flora Londinensis' (6 volumes on the plants growing within a 10 mile radius of London) established his reputation. The picture source shows many of the fine illustrations. He was one of the original fellows of the Linnean Society.

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William Curtis

In a house on this site lived William Curtis, botanist, b.1746 - d. 1799. The...

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