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Introduction to botany, circa 1821.

Author/Creator:
Hall, William, 19th cent.
Publication:
circa 1821.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 volume (11 leaves)
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Botany.
Plant anatomy.
Form/Genre:
Notebooks.
Lecture notes.
Drawings.
Student drawings.
Botany.
Manuscripts, English -- 19th century.
Biography/History:
Student at the Hunterian School of Anatomy in Great Windmill Street, London, England (Gedge).
Summary:
Paper-bound notebook comprising William Hall's lecture notes from an Introduction to botany class at the Hunterian School of Anatomy. The notebook contains over 100 botanical drawings on 5 leaves, in pen-and-ink, with detailed, descriptive annotations about the drawings on the remaining leaves. The notes and drawings refer to the anatomical parts of plants, leaves, roots, blossoms, etc. The first 98 drawings are numbered with corresponding notes. William Hall signed his name on the front cover.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Samuel Gedge Ltd. (Mundesley, England), cat. 10 (2011), no. 47.
OCLC:
741310145