Library Exhibitions

Chelsea Physic Garden: Botanical Stories

Chelsea Physic Garden: Botanical Stories

Rare Book Exhibition

July 17– October 11
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Free Library Talks:
Sunday, September 20 at 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 1 at 2 p.m.

The Chelsea Physic Garden: Botanical Stories exhibition features the history and illustrations of plants found in the Chelsea Physic Garden of London. All volumes are from the Rare Book Collection of the Lenhardt Library.

Smith & Sowerby’s Botanical Collaboration

Smith & Sowerby’s Botanical Collaboration

Rare Book Exhibition

October 16, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Free Library Talks:
Sunday, November 15 at 2 p.m. 
Thursday, December 3 at 2 p.m.

The Smith & Sowerby’s Botanical Collaboration exhibition features the folio volume Icones Pictae Plantarum Rariorum authored by James Smith and illustrated by James Sowerby, published in 1790-1793. See hand-colored engravings of flora from Africa, Mauritius, Jamaica, among other locales. All volumes are from the Rare Book Collection of the Lenhardt Library.