• The Botanical Wallchart- Book Release, Signing, and Talk

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    Name: The Botanical Wallchart- Book Release, Signing, and Talk
    Date: January 30, 2017
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
    Event Description:
    The Botanical Wall Chart: Art from the Golden Age of Scientific Discovery has been published by University of Chicago Press (US) & Hachette Press (UK). The large-format book features educational botanic wall charts, mostly authored in Europe in the mid 19th & early 20th centuries and implemented in classrooms & lectures. The book is organized by plant family and include comparative analysis of the science and art of each chart, with biographies of their illustrators & authors, and discussion of the taxonomy, biology, and social context of illustrated species. The work features my original research from archives in Europe, and is the only collection of its kind.
    Location:
    UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley 200 Centennial Dr Berkeley, CA 94720
    Date/Time Information:
    January 30 | 6-8 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    510-664-9841
    Fees/Admission:
    $20, $15 members
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