Lecture by Robert Betteridge (NLS), Nick Holmes (NMS) and Lorna Mitchell (RBGE)
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Following his appointment as “Intendant” of the Physic Garden by the founders Robert Sibbald and Andrew Balfour James Sutherland went on to obtain a Regius Professorship of Botany and appointment to the position of King’s Botanist. In this talk we will learn more about the one of the founders of the Garden that was to become the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and explore Sutherland’s catalogue, the Hortus Medicus Edinburgensis (1683) of the plants growing in that Garden.
This is a joint ONLINE lecture organised by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).
Tickets are free of charge. Booking details can be found here on the RBGE website.
Online lecture starts at 6pm.
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