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L: 50 Objects, Stories and Discoveries from the Linnean Society of London

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Launching "L: 50 Objects, Stories & Discoveries from The Linnean Society of London". Meet the team behind the book & hear the stories

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We will be celebrating the launch of L: 50 Objects, Stories & Discoveries from the Linnean Society of London. Written by staff, curators and Fellows of the Linnean Society, the book showcases 50 of the Society’s well-known and rarer treasures, including books, manuscripts, specimens and artwork dating from the late 15th century to today.

Please come to celebrate along side and listen to short stories behind these treasures from our beloved curators and Fellows and staff members:

Stephanie Holt: Natural History Museum, London

Ranit Bhuyan: The London Tea History Association

Mark Spencer: Hon. Curator (Botany)

David Lowther : Durham University

Elaine Charwat: University College LOndon

Glenn Benson: V & A

This event includes a lively discussion with our staff members Dr Isabelle Charmantier, Head of Collections, and Leonie Berwick, Special Publications Manager.

Please do register for this event - this will be online. Registration will close 24 hours before the event, and Zoom details will be sent out on the day of the event.

We hope to see you there to celebrate Natural History Collections!

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