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Botanic Garden, St Vincent, 1879 - 1887

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/32

Scope and Contents

244 x 191 mm. A view looking along a path in the gardens with trees and shrubs either side. Situated just below Government House and founded in 1763, the gardens are the oldest in the New World. Bligh's voyage to the South Seas in HMS 'Bounty' in 1787, which ended in mutiny, was made in order to supply the gardens with the breadfruit tree.

Dates

  • 1879 - 1887

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, fading and dirt staining, some worm holes.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN/CUL Y307G/32.

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Originator(s)

Norton Brothers

Finding aid date

2003-03-12 14:57:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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