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The Doctor's Garden: Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Clare Hickman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236101
eISBN:
9780300262483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236101.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

As Britain grew into an ever-expanding empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, new and exotic botanical specimens began to arrive within the nation's public and private ... More


“Hints or Directions”: Reading the Doctor’s Garden

Clare Hickman

in The Doctor's Garden: Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236101
eISBN:
9780300262483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236101.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains how visitors at Grove Hill in Camberwell could navigate their way around the garden using Dr. John Coakley Lettsom's Grove-Hill: An Horticultural Sketch and the plant labels ... More


For “Curiosity and Instruction”: Visiting the Botanic Garden

Clare Hickman

in The Doctor's Garden: Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236101
eISBN:
9780300262483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236101.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter refers to a garden visitor arriving at Grove Hill in the 1800s that would have been given access to Dr. John Coakley Lettsom's rural estate via the local Camberwell postman, who opened ... More


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