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J.W. Salter: Drawing for Babington's ''The British Rubi''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9694

Scope and Contents

Drawings by J. W. Salter, intended for C. C. Babington's work 'The British Rubi', but not ready by the time the volume was published (see Publication Notes). Pencil drawings pasted into the volume the majority partially (about half) coloured, often with Latin name, and date and location. Includes some printed version of some of the drawings. Also includes account of payments due from Babington to Salter for the work.


  • Creation: 1865-1867 (Circa)

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1 collection (1 volume, paper, with several loose sheets inserted)

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Custodial History

Presented to the Botany School by R. Irwin Lynch, September 1919

Immediate Source of Acquisition

On permanent transfer from Plant Sciences library


Babington's work can be found at , with the notice at the start assumed to be referring to these drawings.
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