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Hortus Siccus

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8090

Scope and Contents

An annotated album of dried plants. There are three accompanying letters: from Erasmus Darwin, writing in the third person, to Mr Goodwin and Mr Ince, No. 40, Norfolk Street, Strand [15 June 1785?], announcing his arrival at Mr Wedgewood's, Great George Street; a letter from William Turner Thiselton Dyer, 8 April 1881, regarding 'the curious little herbarium'; and a letter to Nora [Barlow] from 'Edward', Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 5 December 1955, regarding James Jenkinson, writer on British plants.


  • 1700-1799 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Lady Nora Barlow, 1973.

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