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Last NameBaines    
Given NameJohn Thomas    
alt. NamesJ. T. B. ; Thomas Baynes ;    
Year born1820 in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England    
Year died1875    
Place of deathDurban, Natal    
Father's occupation    
Educationapprentice to coach painter. ornamental and heraldic painting from William Carr    
Country of ActivitySouth Africa    
Worked forR. Godlonton & Edward Irving: Narrative of the Kaffir War of 1850-2; T. B.: Gold Regions South-East Africa ; J. T. B.: Draughtsman to General Somerset (1852) ;    
Patronageartist for British Army ; Royal Geographical Society London (Proc. 1857-8)    
Collaboratorsphotographer James Chapman during joint expeditions in South Africa ;    
Techniqueslandscape, marine, botanical and zoological painting, oils, watercolors, and drawing    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum Natural History, London    
Published sourcesAKL 6 1992: 327 ; Judith Magee: Art of Nature (London 2009: 169f., 188-193 & 249-50) ; M. Stevenson: T. B.-Artist in the Service of Science in South Africa (London 1999) ;    
other1842-53 to Cape Colony, Africa. Expeditions to: Nile Valley with cartographer J. Arrosmith ; 1854-6 N Australia w/Sir Augustus Gregory; Zambesi 1858 with Livingstone.    

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