A Calcutta Florilegia: William Roxburgh’s Flora Inclica Drawings.

“Documenting India’s plant life was sine qua non to learning about its natural habitat, and East India Company employees such as William Roxburgh were soon identifying and commissioning local artists to record India’s flora in watercolour drawings, both as part of their work and to pursue their own passion for natural history.”

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