Camilla Beresford is a consulting landscape architect and historian

Pages 54 (‘Stavesacre’) and 25 (‘Foxglove’) in Jacques le Moyne de Morgues’ florilegium at the V&A (painted c. 1575)

Budding prospects – a botanist’s guide to Elizabethan England

Jacques Le Moyne’s intricate depictions of flowers and herbs were a pioneering contribution to the field of botanical illustration

27 Nov 2020
Sir Joseph Banks, (detail) (1771–73), Sir Joshua Reynolds, National Portrait Gallery, London

‘My grand tour shall be one round the whole globe’

Joseph Banks’ plant specimens from Captain Cook’s first voyage are still of the greatest scientific importance

13 Dec 2017