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Notable Botanists - “P...-Z...-”
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Notable Botantists ~

Anna Pratt
Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Matthias Jakob Schleiden
Marie Stopes

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann

Miss Anne Pratt, the Famous Botanist, Giclee Print
Miss Anne Pratt,
the Famous Botanist,
Giclee Print

Anne Pratt
b. 12-5-1806; Strood, Kent, England
d. 1893

As a self taught botantist Anne Pratt never received acclaim from the science community though as one of the best known botanical illustrators of the Victorian age, she helped popularize botany.

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Rosa Gallica Aurelianensis, Giclee Print, Pierre-Joseph Redout?
Rosa Gallica Aurelianensis,
Giclee Print

Pierre-Joseph Redoute
b. 7-10-1759; Saint-Hubert, Luxembourg (now Belgium)
d. 10-20-1840; Paris

Pierre-Joseph Redoute was an official court artist of Marie Antoinette and botanist known for his paintings of flowers, particularly roses and lilies at Malmaison.

Matthias Jakob Schleiden German Anatomist known for His Work on Cells, Giclee Print
Matthias Jakob Schleiden German Anatomist known for His Work on Cells, Giclee Print

Matthias Jakob Schleiden
b. 4-5-1804; Hamburg, Germany
d. 6-23-1881; Frankfurt

Botanist Matthias Jakob Schleiden studied plant structure under a microscope and stated that the different parts of the plant organism are composed of cells.

He was a co-founder of the cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow.

Dr. Marie C. Stopes, Print
Dr. Marie C. Stopes,

Marie Carmichael Stopes
b. 10-15-1880; Edinburgh, Scotland
b. 10-2-1958; UK (breast cancer)

Palaeobotanist Marie Carmichael Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D., though best remembered as a pioneer for women's rights in the field of family planning, had great interest in the study of coal and went down coal mines to collect many of the specimens herself.

She also met Robert F. Scott and attempted to persuade him to let her join his Antarctica expedition. He did agree to bring back fossils and among the remains of the expedition was found a specimen of “coal with beautifully traced leaves in layers, also some excellently preserved impressions of thick stems, showing cellular structure…”.

Theophrastus, Giclee Print
Giclee Print

b. c 370 BC; Greece
d. c 285 BC

Theophrastus is known as the “The Father of Taxonomy” for his work in classifying plants.

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Theophrastus, Giclee Print
Johann Wilhelm Weinmann

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann
b. 3-13-1683; Gardelegen, Germany
d. 1741

Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, an apothecary and botanist, is noted for his creation of the florilegium Phytanthoza iconographia, eight folio volumes with more than 1,000 hand-colored engravings of several thousand plants.

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