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Biographical entry Parkinson, Sydney (1745? - 1771)

Born
1745?
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died
26 January 1771
at sea
Occupation
Natural history artist

Summary

Sydney Parkinson was employed by Joseph Banks as an illustrator on James Cook's first voyage to Australia.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Sydney Parkinson - Records, 1759 - 1768; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Britten, J., Illustrations of Australian Plants Collected in 1770 During Captain Cook's Voyage, London, 1905. Details
  • Rientis, Rex and Rientis, Thea, Early Artists of Australia, Sydney, 1963. Details
  • Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M., Eucalypts: A Celebration, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010, 344 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Andrews, John Robert Haydon, 'The East Coast of the North Island: Zoological Collections of the Endeavour Voyage', Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 42, no. 2, 2012, pp. 139-44. Details
  • Lysaght, A., 'Captain Cook's Kangaroo', New Scientist, vol. 1, 1957. Details
  • Sawyer, F. C., 'Some Natural History Drawings Made During Cook's First Voyage', Society for Bibliography of Natural History Journal, vol. 2, 1949. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.