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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


18(4) Huntia published

13 August 2021

In this issue R. B. Williams discovers a rare set of hand-colored lithographic plates of British poisonous plants and links it to materia medica, botanical artists, publishers, education, legislation and pharmacy in Victorian Britain. Jana Vlachová (Tvrzníková) inspects illustrations in the Prague editions (1562, 1563) of Pietro Andrea Mattioli's herbal to reveal new monograms of draughtsmen. If you're ready to take us on a new adventure in the pages of our journal of botanical history, check out the topics and submission guidelines available on the Huntia page.

About the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora.

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Scarlett T. Townsend