Blogs and Essays
This month Glenn Benson, our Honorary Curator of Artefacts, looks at another treasure that hides in plain sight in the Linnean Society’s rooms in New Burlington House: the one metre tall statue of Carl Linnaeus
For October's "Treasure of the Month", our Librarian Will Beharrell describes the fascinating private library of Alfred Russel Wallace and efforts to reunite it in one space after more than a century
Carl Linnaeus' catalogue of plant species, "Species plantarum", was published in 1753 and changed the course of botanical nomenclature. In this blog, we uncover the many unique and wonderful copies held in libraries across the world.
Conservator Janet Ashdown looks at the importance and history of Carl Linnaeus's copy of Kaempfer's famous work