Edward Lear paints his visits to Palestine, Greece, Albania, and India, including a breathtaking view of Kangchenjunga from Darjeeling.
Once Britain’s foremost natural history artist, when he realised his eyesight was failing he turned to painting landscapes on his travels.
She was in Suriname for two years, painting butterflies, moths, their relationships with plants and their lifecycles, but had to return early with malaria.
She set out to investigate, document and paint the lifecycles of butterflies and moths at a time when most thought they arose spontaneously.
His later paintings showed previous expeditions, a new trip to the Matabele in search of gold, and early settlers in Cape Province, South Africa.
A coach-painter from Norfolk who emigrated to South Africa when he was 22, then went on expedition there, in Australia, and with David Livingstone.
A Lutheran minister who was in Indonesia from 1778-85, then visited Sri Lanka, and South Africa. His sketchbooks are full of wonderful watercolours.
During his five-year expedition to the Himalaya, Karakoram and Altai Mountains, they were presumed lost for a year, during which 5 of his team died.
The botanical and general artist to Sir Joseph Banks, botanist to James Cook’s first voyage in the Pacific. He didn’t live to see any of his works shown to the public.
In two early expeditions to the Americas, he gathered great amounts of information about flora and fauna, and the ethnography of indigenous peoples.