The Spirit Books at the Arnold Arboretum – Part 2

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 11, 2018

The Spirit Books at the Arnold Arboretum – Part 2

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Spirit Book #27: Absorbed Prayer greets you in the lobby of the Hunnewell Building and provides of preview of the exhibition in Visitors Center. Created in 2001, it is still one of my favorites. The cradle is made from the stems that hold the chestnut blossoms and then the conkers to the spire. In the […]

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The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 17, 2016

The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration by Christabel King Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and the study and preservation of plant species, and Christabel King has been doing illustrations for them for 40 years and is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains both scientific botanical illustration and the looser botanical art, and […]

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