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Hooker, William Jackson (1785 - 1865)

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Botanist and Botanical artist
Born: 6 July 1785  England.  Died: 12 August 1865.
William Jackson Hooker was the first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1841-65, collected specimens from all parts of the world, and made Kew a focus for the collection of botanical specimens from Australia. He was the father of J.D. Hooker.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 16 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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