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Sloane Herbarium

James Britten

Sloane Herbarium

an annotated list of the Horti Sicci composing it

by James Britten

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum in London .
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  • Sloane, Hans, -- Sir, -- 1660-1753.

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    Statementwith biographical accounts of the principal contributors, based on records compiled by the late James Britten, with an introduction by Spencer Savage. Rev. and ed. by J.E. Dandy.
    ContributionsDandy, J. E. 1903-, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Botany.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14070004M

    USEFUL SLOANE LINKS: The Sloane Herbarium at the Natural History Museum (NHM), London: Slavery and the Natural World, NHM: Centre for Arts and Humanities Research, NHM: Sloane Printed Books Project and Database, British Library: British Library Manuscripts Catalogue: Sir Hans Sloane's Correspondence Online, University of Saskatchewan.   The first was the Catesby collection of specimens in the Sloane Herbarium at the NHM in London. This is a great example of what digitization makes possible: the juxtaposition of images and text from a rare book with specimens from a priceless herbarium. History, botany, art and literature are all involved, and the project was done by.

    The Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti sicci composing it; with biographical details of the principal contributors by This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. His herbarium in volumes is still extant, but he also amassed a large library as well as ethnological, geological, and zoological items, to say nothing of coins and other “curiosities.” Sloane was born as the era of cabinets of curiosity was waning and more systematic collection came to the fore.

    The Sloane Herbarium contains volumes of plant specimens collected on Sloane's voyage to Jamaica (). During his voyage to Jamaica, Sir Hans Sloane collected the .   The Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium in the Darwin Centre Cocoon at the Museum in London. Carrying out pilot projects helps us to establish bespoke digital capture workflows on areas of the collections. Mercers Trust funded a small scale pilot project to digitise the more difficult to image herbarium specimens from the Samuel Browne Volumes of the.


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The Sloane Herbarium contains volumes of plant specimens collected on Sloane's voyage to Jamaica (). During his voyage to Jamaica, Sir Hans Sloane collected the first plant specimens to be brought back to England from the region.

The specimens were mounted in. Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text The Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti sicci composing it; Cited by: Book Material. Published material. Publication info.

London,Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, Edition. Revised edition. Notes: At head of title: British Museum (Natural History).

The herbarium was accumulated by Sir Hans Sloane and is now preserved in the Dept. of Botany, British Museum (Natural History). SubjectsBook Edition: Revised Edition.

According to Empson, the physical space required Sloane Herbarium book Sloane’s herbarium was a running length of 23 ft 7 in ( m), a height of 2 ft ( m) and a depth of 1 ft 6 in ( m), the bound volumes for which were placed on bookcases next to the folio natural history books, such as Sloane’s annotated copies of Ray’s Historia Plantarum (a copy Cited by: 4.

Sir Hans Sloane's herbarium, housed at the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most extensive herbarium collection dating from the Early Modern period. Assembled between the s and s, it comprises Horti Sicci and an estimatedpressed plant specimens.

The Sloane Herbarium contains volumes of plant specimens collected on Sloane's voyage to Jamaica (). During his voyage to Jamaica, Sir Hans Sloane collected the first plant specimens to be brought back to England from the region. The specimens were mounted in seven bound volumes, which have been preserved intact.

The Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium. Sloane’s collections are the founding core of the Museum’s collections and occupy a central position in its (and the British Museum’s) history. Over + years since his death his natural history collections have had mixed fortunes, with many mammal, bird and reptile specimens being lost or destroyed.

The Sloane Herbarium. The Sloane Herbarium is still housed in the Museum today. It contains an estimatedplant specimens bound into volumes.

It is the largest surviving botanical collection from the early modern period (about ) and contains plants collected in more than 70 countries and territories worldwide.

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Sloane Herbarium [J. (Editor) Dandy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A description of the relationship between Sir Hans Sloane and Johann Amman is given, particularly the latter's appointment as Professor of Botany in St Petersburg and their subsequent correspondence.

In particular, Amman's description of the flora of Russia as outlined in these letters is examined, that around St Petersburg which he observed personally, that of Bashkiria collected by Cited by: 2. a herbarium of volumes of dried plants) from around the world (now in the Natural History Museum) 1, ' things relating to the customs of ancient times ' In his will, Sloane bequeathed his entire collection to King George II for the nation in return for the payment of £20, to his heirs, and on condition that Parliament create a new.

the Sloane herbarium illustrates the use of printed books in natural hist ory collecting practices in mid- eighteenth-century Britain. Sloane’s personal copy of his own work, A Voy age to Author: Edwin Rose.

BOOK OF THE WEEK COLLECTING THE WORLD: THE LIFE AND CURIOSITY OF HANDS SLOANE. by James Delbourgo (Allen Lane £25) Admission free When you next read those words at the entrance to one of.

96 NHM, London, HCR, Sloane Herbarium, H.S. See Hinz, Petra-Andrea, ‘ The Japanese plant collection of Engelbert Kaempfer (–) in the Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium at the Natural History Museum, London ’, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London () 31, pp.

27 –   The British Museum Was a Wonder of Its Time—But Also a Product of Slavery A new book explores the little-known life and career of Hans Sloane, whose collections led to.

The Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the 'Horti Sicci' composing it; with biographical accounts of the principal contributors [J. (ed) DANDY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Little of Sloane’s stuff remains on display in London, though there is still a store of his Jamaican specimens in the Sir Hans Sloane herbarium at the Natural History Museum.

Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the horti sicci composing it. London, Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hans Sloane, Sir: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J E Dandy; James Britten; British Museum (Natural History).

work in and run a herbarium. We hope that this book will serve as a valuable resource and guide for all herbarium professionals in southern Africa and fur-ther afield. Tournefort first used the term “herbarium” to describe a collec-tion of dried plants in Later, Linnaeus took up the term and it has been used in this context ever since.

"Herbarium" used in its original sense, however, referred not to a collection of plants, but to a book about medicinal plants. Tournefort in about used the term as an equivalent to hortus siccus (Stearn, ), and this use was taken up by Linnaeus who also adopted it as a substitute for hortus siccus, hortus mortus, and others.Dandy, J.E., () The Sloane Herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti Sicci composing it, with biographical accounts of the principal contributors.

London. Day, Michael () ‘Humana. Anatomical, pathological and curious human specimens in Sloane’s museum,’ in Arthur MacGregor, Sir Hans Sloane.Get this from a library! The Sloane Herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti Sicci composing it.

[James Britten; J E Dandy; British Museum (Natural History). Department of Botany.].