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John and William Bartram"s America

John Bartram

John and William Bartram"s America

selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists

by John Bartram

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Published by Devin-Adair Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Naturalists -- Correspondence.,
    • Natural history -- United States.,
    • United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by Helen Gere Cruickshank ; foreword by B. Bartram Cadbury ; illustrated by Francis Lee Jacques.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      SeriesAmerican naturalists series
      ContributionsBartram, William, 1739-1823., Cruickshank, Helen Gere.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL31.B23 A3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 418 p. :
      Number of Pages418
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6223312M
      LC Control Number57008862
      OCLC/WorldCa1237775

      Bartram met the kind and intelligent Dr. John Fothergill, his future patron, through her. Dr. Fothergill was interested in William and recognized that he was a “genius.” He offered to pay William to return to Florida and study the area’s plants, animals, and people in great detail. Dr.   William Bartram was America’s first native-born naturalist artist and the first author in the modern genre of writers who portrayed nature through personal experience and .

      Bartram's Garden is the oldest botanical garden in America, founded by John Bartram in on 8 acres of land. It now encompasses 46 acres of land, and was made a National Historic Landmark in Today, the home and gardens are used as museum. In the 18th century, the property contained a Palladian-style home owned by John Bartram and expanded upon by his Address: 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard. Find the perfect bartrams stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

      William Bartram. The American naturalist William Bartram () published an account of his botanical expedition to the southeastern United States that was widely read in his country and Europe.. William Bartram was born on Feb. 9, , near Philadelphia, Pa., in the house built by his father, John Bartram, the noted m displayed considerable talent for drawing . The initial volume of the series promises well; for though there is no mention of including Penn and Franklin, who run no risk of being forgotten, a series that perpetuates the memory of men of the caliber of Mifflin, the Bradfords, the Bartrams, Priestley, and Geary, is performing a valuable public service.T. K. B. John and William, Bartram.


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John Bartram, the father, was one of America's first botanists and was well-known not only to Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Franklin but also to British and European plant collectors and botanists.

He later trained his son John and William Bartrams America book, a fine artist, to follow in his footsteps.

William Bartram's interests are really the focus of this by: 1. John Bartram, the father, was one of America's first botanists and was well-known not only to Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Franklin but also to British and European plant collectors and botanists.

He later trained his son William, a fine artist, to follow in his footsteps. William Bartram's interests are really the focus of this anthology.5/5(1). John and William Bartram's America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(3).

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“John Bartram’s Travels on the St. Johns River, ” Journal of John Bartram. In the winter of a sixty-six year old Quaker from Pennsylvania named John Bartram, accompanied by his son William Bartram, traveled in a dugout canoe to explore East Florida's most important waterway, the St.

Johns River. Botanists require no introduction to John Bartram and his son William, for Linnseus himself referred to John as “the greatest natural botanist in the world,” and William so extended his father’s explorations and collections and made so many discoveries of his own that his published work has achieved a very prominent place in the history of taxonomy in America.

It’s almost shocking then that there aren’t as many biographies written on either John or his son, William, as there are on Charles Darwin or Meriwether Lewis, as the Bartrams were known and honored by the likes of both American and British scientists and philosophers alike—including the prestigious Royal Society.

John and William Bartram's America Selections From the Writings of the Philadelphia Naturalists (Book): Bartram, John. Bartram’s Garden is a acre National Historic Landmark operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. It is a destination and an outdoor classroom, living laboratory, and membership organization for ever-expanding audiences: nearlyeach year and counting.

Following the War of Independence, William Bartram and his brother John Jr. developed their father’s garden into a successful nursery business. A sales catalog for lists many Florida trees and shrubs including live oak, magnolia, Andromeda (illustrated here by William Bartram), azalea, and for some reason, poison oak.

William Bartram, American naturalist, botanist, and artist. The son of naturalist John Bartram, he described the abundant river swamps of the southeastern United States in their primeval condition in his Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida ().

The book was. John Bartram, (born Manear Darby, Pa. [U.S.]—died Sept. 22,Kingsessing, Pa., U.S.), naturalist and explorer considered the “father of American botany.”. Largely self-educated, Bartram was a friend of Benjamin Franklin and an original member of the American Philosophical was botanist for the American colonies to King George III.

The Garden’s signature tree, Franklinia alatamaha, was discovered by John and William Bartram in in a small grove along the Altamaha River in southern Georgia. William Bartram first brought seeds back to the garden in and named the plant Franklinia in honor of his father’s close friend Benjamin Franklin.

The Story of Bartram’s Garden Outside of Philadelphia, America’s first botanical garden once supplied seeds to Founding Fathers and continues to inspire plant-lovers today.

The family business in North American plants was continued by Bartram's sons John Bartram, Jr. and William Bartram after the American Revolution, and the botanic garden grew through three generations of the Bartram family. Bartram's Garden remained the major botanic garden in Philadelphia until the last Bartram heirs sold out in Children: John Bartram, Jr., James Bartram, Elizabeth Bartram, Moses Bartram, Benjamin Bartram.

th Anniversary of John and William Bartram's Travels to Florida Honored work in its exploration of the Bartrams and their world from a variety of disciplines, including history, poetry. According to the “Explorer’s Guide to Bartram’s Gardens” the “third generation of Bartrams in America issued the first printed plant catalogue in America.” The gardens remained an active nursery managed by descendants of John Bartram Junior until when financial difficulties led to its sale to a wealthy industrialist Andrew.

William Bartram returned to his father’s house inand John Bartram died later that year. William’s brother, John Jr., inherited the property, then, following John Jr.’s death, his niece, Ann.

Bartram was permitted to live in the family house and assisted his brother, then his niece’s husband, with their Kingsessing garden by: 6. "In this splendid volume, editors Gregory A.

Waselkov and Kathryn E. Holland Braund pull together from a variety of published and archival sources Bartram's observations on Southeastern Indians, particularly the Creeks, Seminoles, and Cherokees With this comprehensive compendium, the scope of Bartram's contributions to the fields of ethnohistory, anthropology.

Page verso [No. ] District of PENNSYLVANIA, to wit: BE it remembered, that on the twenty-sixth day of August, in the sixteenth year of the Independence of the United States of America, WILLIAM BARTRAM, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Author in the words following, to wit.

The Bartrams awakened the scientific and literary world to America''s environmental beauty and natural uniqueness. The Bartrams'' history and their accomplishments continue to be globally celebrated.

A Celebration of the Bartrams is a poetic interpretation of the travels of John and William : $The Natures of John and William Bartram book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Bartram (), the first native-b /5.It was before William Bartram finally returned to Philadelphia to find that his father had died the previous September at the age of seventy-eight.

The botanic garden, however, was undisturbed. It had passed to William’s brother John, who subsequently took William into partnership. The war dragged on. William made no more expeditions.