peabodywunderkammer

peabodywunderkammer:

Happy Spring!  Enjoy this brief tour of garden and flower books from the Peabody Library. This collection of illustrations was on display at the 2011 Flower Mart! All the beauty of the natural world with none of the allergies! Included in this set are illustrations by Robert John Thornton, Mademoiselle Marie Sybille de Merial, and two 18th century block prints of the Imperial Chinese garden at ge ho Euhl in Tartary.

Look for more information on this year’s Flower Mart coming soon!