Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sun 29 Sep 2019, exhibitions, stamford georgian festival
A fascinating exhibition of engravings of previously unknown plants collected by Sir Joseph Banks.
Type & Forme Antiquarian Booksellers
Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September 10am to 3pm
One of the greatest scientific journeys ever undertaken, Captain James Cook’s first voyage brought home to his Georgian contemporaries the wonders of new worlds. This selling exhibition is centred on the beautiful engravings of previously unknown plants collected by Sir Joseph Banks during this voyage, together with other Georgian travellers’ works recording journeys to countries both known and unknown.