Feminist Companion Archive.
Standard Name: Solander, Daniel
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|Friends, Associates||Mary Delany||
Back in England in her second widowhood, MD was a frequent visitor to her lifelong, very close friend the Duchess of Portland . The duchess, an amateur scientist of unusual talent and achievement, brought MD
|Friends, Associates||Anna Margaretta Larpent||
In 1776 the future AML recorded meeting the Corsican patriot Paoli and Dr Johnson ye Great.
After her marriage her own and her husband's work brought her into contact with the cultured elite of London...
|Friends, Associates||Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore||
She became acquainted, through her former governess Mrs Parish and her brother Joseph Planta (a Fellow of the Royal Society), with the naturalist Daniel Charles Solander , and he turn introduced her to a circle...
|Friends, Associates||Phillis Wheatley||
Her enumeration of those she met in London is impressive, including several noblemen, Benjamin Franklin , the scientist Daniel Solander , the religious poet and hymn-writer Thomas Gibbons , the abolitionist Granville Sharp (who took...
30 July 1768-12 June 1771
Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook made his first circumnavigation of the world, bringing about huge advances in knowledge of global natural history.
24 April 1786
The auction began of the Portland Museum, the collection of rarities in natural history collected by the late Duchess of Portland , with help from the botanist Daniel Solander .
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