John Frederick Miller

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John Frederick Miller (1759–1796) was an English illustrator, mainly of botanical subjects.

Miller was the son of the artist Johann Sebastian Müller (1715 – c. 1790). Miller, along with his brother James,[1] produced paintings from the sketches made by Sydney Parkinson on James Cook's first voyage.[2] He accompanied Joseph Banks on his expedition to Iceland in 1772.

figure from Cimelia Physica

Miller published Cimelia Physica. Figures of rare and curious quadrupeds, birds, &c. together with several of the most elegant plants (1796) with text by George Shaw.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miller, James (fl. 1770s)". biography. Australian National Herbarium. 13 November 2007. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Miller, John Frederick (1759-1796)". biography. Australian National Herbarium. 13 November 2007. Retrieved 2009-07-05.