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Last NameMiller    
Given NameJohn Frederick    
alt. NamesJ. F. M. ; J. F. Müller (his father's last name) / Muller / Mueller ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1759 / 1745    
Year died1796 / 1780    
Place of death    
Father's occupationartist ->Johann Sebastian Müller (1715-1790) who migrated to England & changed his name to John Sebastian Miller    
Relativesartist James Miller (17xx-18xx) (brother) ;    
Education    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forJoseph Banks & Daniel Solander: Florilegium (1771-7 / 1884) ; Miller: Illustration Sexual System of Linnaeus (1779) ; Cimelia physica. Figures of rare and curious quadrupeds, birds, &c. together with several of the most elegant plants (1772 / 1796) ; William Aiton (1731-1793): Hortus Kewensis ; Alex Hunter: John Evelyn's Silva ; Thomas Pennant: A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, Chester 1774-1776, vol. 1, p. 263;    
PatronageJames Cook's (1728-1779) 1st voyage ;    
Collaborators->Sydney Parkinson, ->John Cleveley & ->James Miller; engr. ->Thomas Major
cf. www.alectouk.com/Banks_history.htm on other artists & engravers involved in Banks Florilegium    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, esp. ornithological & mammal, geological and natural history watercolour painting, copperplate engraving, and drawing    
Sample(s)www.wellington.vic.gov.au/page/Images/Joseph-Banks_John-Frederick-Miller_Banksia-serrata-copy.jpg ; www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_258496/ ;    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum Natural History, London: www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/art-nature-imaging/collections/endeavour-botanical/index.dsml ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 (without number) ; Sawyer 1971: 160 & 168 ; Carr (ed.): Parkinson 1983 ; L. deBray 1989 ; Ein Kontinent wird entdeckt (1984) ; Blunt & Stearn 1994 ; H. Hewson 1999 ; W. Lack: Eden 2008 ; A. L. Kaeppler: James Cook & Entdeckung der Südsee ( 2009: 30) ; Rice 2010: 153ff. ; Henderson 2015 ; John Bonehill: Joseph Banks northern voyage, in: Journal of Historical Geography 43 (2014): 9-27 ; Rice 1999: chapter 5 ; C.G.C. - Natur und Idee / Wahrnehmung und Konstruktion. 2 Kataloge einer Ausstellung der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden und der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, 2009, esp. vol. 2 (Essays), p. 185 ;    
otherEnglish illustrator and ornithologist, active in London, finished sketches
by ->S. Parkinson of Cook's Endeavour expedition 1771-7. Iceland & southern hemisphere; botany, zoology; cf. John Bonehill: Joseph Banks northern voyage, Journal of Historical Geography 43(2014): 9-27. See also: piclib.nhm.ac.uk/results.asp?search=1&screenwidth=784&pixperpage=40&searchtxtkeys=James+Miller&lastsearchtxtkeys=Chesham&withinresults=&lstformats .    
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