Botanical Art from India

Drawings from the Collection of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

By H.J. Noltie

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) founded in 1670, is a world renowned centre for plant research, conservation and education. The publications department publishes a wide selection of titles reflecting their work in botany, horticulture, art and history.

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The links between the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and India go back for two and a half centuries. Surgeons who had studied botany at the Garden laid the foundations of western knowledge of the Indian flora. Supplementing their written plant descriptions with botanical drawings, commissioned from Indian artists, they established collections which survive today at Edinburgh, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

This book tells the story of these collections, reproducing a selection of 86 exquisite, original drawings - including examples made in all three of the Presidencies (administrative units) of British India (Bombay, Bengal and Madras), between 1770 and 1860.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Publication Date 1 Aug 2017
ISBN 9781910877227
Number of Pages 128

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