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Biographical entry Pennant, Thomas (1726 - 1798)

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Born
14 June 1726
England
Died
16 December 1798
Occupation
Naturalist

Summary

Thomas Pennant was a British naturalist who published on the history of quadrupeds, zoology of the Arctic, Britain and India, and ornithology. He never visited Australia.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Joseph Banks - Records, 1766 - 1820, ML MSS 743; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Medway, David G., 'The Contribution of Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), Welsh Naturalist, to the Australian Ornithology of Cook's First Voyage (1768-1771)', Archives of Natural History, vol. 38, 2011, pp. 278-86. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.