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Jonas Carlsson Dryander (1748–1810) by William Daniell, pubd 1811 (after George Dance, 1795) © National Portrait Gallery, London


G. S. Boulger

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Dryander, Jonas Carlsson (1748–1810), botanist and librarian, was born on 5 March 1748 in Göteborg, Sweden, son of Carl Leonard Dryander (d. 1757), lecturer, and Brita Maria Montin. His uncle, Dr Lars Montin, a botanist and pupil of Linnaeus, advised him on his education after the early death of his father. After attending school in ...


Kippist, Richard (1812–1882), librarian and botanist, was born on 11 June 1812 in Stoke Newington, Middlesex, the third of at least ten children (five sons and five daughters) of William Kippist (1776-1843), shoemaker, and his wife Justina née Newman (1784-1849...