The Plant Kingdom
Botany on the page: exploring illustrations,manuscripts and early printed books. Afternoon visits to botanical librariesCourse Date: Thu 4 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA two-day course with morning sessions at City Lit and afternoon library visits exploring the rich world of botanical illustration from manuscripts, early printed books to contemporary work, discovering the range of techniques, the artists, the plants and the use made of these illustrations, particularly in relation to medicinal plants.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £71.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWe will examine the lives and scientific contributions of key people in the history of botany and gardens, from the 16th to the 20th centuries: John Gerard, Henry Compton, John Fothergill, Humphry Repton, and Thomas Mawson. Five London-based visits included.
Letta Jones, MA, is a Lecturer in Horticulture and Garden History. She taught at Capel Manor and Birkbeck Colleges for 15 years as well as at the City Lit. She is a is a Green Flag Parks judge.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £100.00
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