Florilegium – floral prints from Banks’ and Solander’s botanical discoveries

Florilegium a new exhibition of the Library's Rare Books and Special CollectionsThe Florilegium is a superb record of the botanical discoveries made by Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander between 1768 and 1771 during the voyage of HMS Endeavour.

Some staff and associates of the University of Sydney were asked to identify their favourite Australian plant from the Florilegium and these prints are on display in Rare Books and Special Collections.

When: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm; During first semester 2017

Where: Fisher Library F03; Level 1, Rare Books reading room

 

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