Sydney Parkinson - Botanical drawings

Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

Banksia by Sydney Parkinson - (1745 - 1771)  Sydney Parkinson sailed with Captain Cook on the Endeavour and was the first non-Aboriginal artist to set foot on Australian soil. He was the first botanical artist to draw and paint plants collected in Australia.

Banksia by Sydney Parkinson - - Sydney Parkinson sailed with Captain Cook on the Endeavour and was the first non-Aboriginal artist to set foot on Australian soil. He was the first botanical artist to draw and paint plants collected in Australia.

Sydney Parkinson - Botanical drawings

Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

Sydney Parkinson - Botanical drawings

Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

Sydney Parkinson - Botanical drawings

Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

Nestegis Apetala -- New Zealand  -  Curtis's bot. Mag. 49: t. 2350 [1822].  The Endeavour botanical illustrations - artist Sydney Parkinson

Nestegis Apetala -- New Zealand - Curtis's bot. 2350 The Endeavour botanical illustrations - artist Sydney Parkinson

This illustration of the Deplanchea tetraphylla, commonly known as the Golden Bouquet tree, is a small tree native to Australia. It was drawn and partially painted by Sydney Parkinson (ca.1745–1771) on the first Endeavor voyage with Captain James Cook.

This illustration of the Deplanchea tetraphylla, commonly known as the Golden Bouquet tree, is a small tree native to Australia. It was drawn and partially painted by Sydney Parkinson on the first Endeavor voyage with Captain James Cook.

Sydney Parkinson

Sydney Parkinson (c. 1745 – 26 January was a Scottish Quaker, botanical illustrator and natural history artist.

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