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Benjamin Smith Barton, MD

American botanist, naturalist, and physician, Benjamin Smith Barton was a member of the Philadelphia Medical Society and professor of Materia Medica, Natural History, and Botany at the College of Philadelphia, which later merged with the University of Pennsylvania.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

Round-faced, Benjamin Smith Barton in a jacket, vest, and buttoned shirt looking at the viewer.