William Curtis

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to: navigation, search
William Curtis  (1746–1799) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q460867 s:en:Author:William Curtis
William Curtis
Alternative names Curtis
Description English botanist, entomologist, bryologist and mycologist
Date of birth/death 11 January 1746 7 July 1799
Location of birth/death Alton Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Authority control


English: William Curtis, 1746 - 1799) was an English botanist who was born at Alton, Hampshire. Curtis was demonstrator of plants and Praefectus Horti at the Chelsea Physic Garden from 1771 to 1777. He published The Botanical Magazine and Flora Londinensis (pioneering work in that it devoted itself to urban nature) ...

(adapted from the english wikipedia.)

Book Title
The Botanical Magazine, renamed Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. (1787 - present)
Book Title
Flora Londinensis 6 volumes, 1777-1798)
Book Title
Instructions for collecting and preserving insects (1771)