Buy Plant Drawings at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Tickets
Accurate depictions of typical specimens are indispensable for plant
recognition, and artists have been employed at Kew ever since Sir Joseph Banks
appointed the great Francis Bauer for this purpose in 1790. Other works have been acquired by gift or
purchase, and the collection now comprises over 200,000 items. Lynn Parker is Assistant Illustrations and
Artefacts Curator at Kew.
evenings, 7-8 pm (6.30 for a glass of wine), The
Gallery, 70-77 Cowcross Street (Entrance: through courtyard to far end, down