John Hope Collection

John Hope (1725-1786) was Regius Keeper of the RBGE from 1761 to 1786, during which period he moved the Garden from Trinity Hospital to a new, larger site on Leith Walk.

  • The collection includes original drawings and plans of the Garden at Leith Walk including two drawings by¬†Jacob More, original botanical drawings by James Robertson, John Lindsay and William Delacour (1700-1767), and prints by Andrew Bell and Thomas Donaldson and a collection of teaching diagrams.

    Teaching Diagram from the John Hope Collection
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