Botanical Treasures - Behind the Scenes
Thursday, 27 November 2014 from 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Our Herbarium comprises a collection of more than three million plant specimens, the earliest from 1697, whilst our Library is Scotland’s national collection of botanical and horticultural literature, with more than 70,000 books, large collections of original artworks, manuscripts and other archival materials, dating back to the 15th century. Join staff and authors of our recent publication Botanical Treasures for a behind-the-scenes look at some of the hidden gems in our Herbarium and Library collections.
Refreshments will be provided.
Part of Book Week Scotland
Please Note: Tickets are also available to purchase from the John Hope Gateway reception desk, at the West Gate of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, from 10am - 3.45pm daily.
When & Where
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is renowned throughout the world for its scientific and horticultural excellence, and its four Gardens in Scotland are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.
The exhibitions and events programme is extensive and varied - please see www.rbge.org.uk/events for details.