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Language of Flowers

Floral Art and Poetry

Language of Flowers: Floral Art and Poetry

Friday, May 13 – Sunday, August 7, 2016
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Library Talk:
Sunday, June 5, 2016
2 p.m.

This exhibition features an assortment of little-sized books containing poetic floral lexicons. In the 19th century, Victorians expressed their feelings by offering bouquets of flowers to a special person.  Each flower conveyed a particular sentiment and offered a secret message.