Drawings of Tertiary Leaf Fossils

Tues 5 May — Fri 26 June 2009

Time:
10.00 am — 4.30 pm
Location:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Venue:
Library Foyer
Price:
Free
Booking:
No booking required

This exhibition by palaeobotanical artist, Stephen Caine, is based around Tertiary period fossil leaves collected in Spitsbergen by the noted Scottish polar explorer William Spiers Bruce (1867-1921). The drawings are presented in a 19th century style. Some of the fossils collected by Bruce are displayed alongside the drawings, by kind permission of the National Museums of Scotland, who now hold this fossil collection.

Monday-Friday only (closed Monday 4 and Monday 25 May). Fossils displayed by kind permission of the National Museums of Scotland.

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