In this issue, R. B. Williams discovers a rare set of hand-colored lithographic plates of British poisonous plants and links it to materia medica, botanical artists, publishers, education, legislation, and pharmacy in Victorian Britain. Jana Vlachová (Tvrzníková) inspects illustrations in the Prague editions (1562, 1563) of Pietro Andrea Mattioli’s herbal to reveal new monograms of draughtsmen. If you’re ready to take us on a new adventure in the pages of our journal of botanical history, check out the topics and submission guidelines available on the Huntia page. Please visit our Web site to download the PDFs of the articles in this issue here: 18(4) Huntia
The latest issue of the Bulletin chronicles another year at The Hunt Institute in Pittsburgh.Click here to download the PDFContents: News from the Art Department: 16th International on display; Hunt Institute donates to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; Tancin and Jacobsen receive Years of Service Awards; News from the Archives; News from the Library; 2019 Hunt Institute Sponsors; Notes from the Field; In Memoriam: Donna M. Connelly (1940–2019).
The reception of the 16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art at the Hunt Institute in Pittsburgh, USA, is on this week. You can view the exhibition until the 18th December. Artists exhibiting from the SBA are Mary Dillon, Melinda Edstein, Jarnie Godwin, Christiana Hale Webb and Claire Kathleen Ward. http://www.huntbotanical.org/exhibitions/current/ Click here to view photos from the reception.
The latest issue of the Bulletin by the Hunt Institute is ready for perusal. As sunlight diminishes here in Pittsburgh with the approach of winter, this issue of the Bulletin is a shining beacon in the darkness. We begin with luminaries in the field of cytogenetics as the Cornell University Cytology Microscope Slide Collection used by Lester W. Sharp, Barbara McClintock, Charles H. Uhl and Lowell F. Randolph finds a new home in our Archives. As the fall exhibition opens, Kandis Vermeer Phillips illuminates the alphabet in a botanical light. Huntia lights up in full Technicolor in its first online-only issue. Before the light fades, we ask our Associates to take a bow in the spotlight as we thank them for their support over the… Read more