Ref NoMS/53
TitleNotebook on Orchids - John Henry Welburne
DescriptionNotebook containing systematically arranged taxonomic notes on Orchids, and illustrated by minutely drawn and coloured copies of plates from [Sydenham] Edwards' 'Botanical Register' (c.1815) and similar works, with index. Contains an index as well as 40 plates (some unfinished), and a coloured map of South America.

Also contains two letters, inserted at beginning of volume, from Fred Hinton, Solicitor, Broadclyst, to the Secretary of the Linnean Society relating to the origin of the volume and the offer of purchase. Letters are dated 6 and 13 November 1878.
Date[1820 - 1870]
Extent1 bound volume (39 ff.) and 2 letters
AcquisitionThought to have been sold to the Linnean Society by Frederick Hinton (Solicitor) of Broadclyst in c. 1878.
Creator NameWelburne, John Henry
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