Daniel Solander

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.
Feminist Companion Archive.
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...

National or international item

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,...

Building item

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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