William Baxter, ALS FHS, British botanist, c 1820s.
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Engraving by J Whesell after a drawing by A Burt of the botanist William Baxter (d 1871) who was Curator of the Botanic Gardens, Oxford, 1813-1854. He is shown here aged approximately 40 years old. Baxter produced the encyclopaedic 'British Phaenogamous Botany' in 1834-43. Published by J Wyatt and Son, Oxford. Dimensions: 140mm x 220mm.