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James Sutherland (c 1639-1719): Botanist, Antiquary & Numismatist

30th April 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Lecture by Robert Betteridge (NLS), Nick Holmes (NMS) and Lorna Mitchell (RBGS)

Thursday 30 April 2020 at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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 man behind the Garden that was to become the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and explore his catalogue, the Hortus Medicus Edinburgensis (1683) of the plants growing in that Garden.

Free – booking details can be found here

Details

Date:
30th April 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.socantscot.org

Venue

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
20a Inverleith Row
Edinburgh , EH3 5LR United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.rbge.org.uk

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