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Oil portrait of gentleman

original 19th century 
framed, oil on canvas

painted lettering reads:
Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society 1778-1820

purporting to be of Banks (1743-1820) the famous English naturalist, botanist
and patron of natural sciences, but more likely to be 
William H Spottiswoode (1825-1883), president of the society from 1878 until his death

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