Mr. James Sowerby, illustrator and biologist, is depicted by Mr. Heaphy, artist, as seated with his documents, apparatus and a famous specimen known as the Yorkshire meteorite.
Banksia spinulosa from James Edward Smith's A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland.
Embothrium speciosissimum (now Telopea speciosissima)
Hand coloured engraving by James Sowerby (1757-1822). It describes a snake of Australia, Pseudechis porphyriacus, given in the title as “Coluber Porphyriacus”, and appearing in Zoology and botany of New Holland and the isles adjacent
Sea bind weed
Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms (published 1797 - 1809)