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Fan

This fan has sticks of ivory with a painted paper leaf. It shows three scenes of Naples, with the central scene showing the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius erupting....

Striped hawk-moth

The striped hawk-moth is an uncommon immigrant to the southern UK. It can be seen April-October but is more common in the summer months. Frank Lees collected this specimen near...

Rose apple or malabar plum

The rose apple or malabar plum (Syzygium jambos) is usually grown for its fragrant edible fruit, which may be pale green, yellow or reddish. In spite of the English names,...

Botanical drawing, suryavarti

Suryavarti is used to treat jaundice, promote wound healing as a laxative and as a remedy for coughs and colds. Some drawings in this collection, such as this one, are...

Acacia

Menthol extracted from the bark has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties.In the late 18th and early 19th centuries the East India Company controlled much of the...

Botanical drawing, tamarisk

Tamarisk (Tamarix dioica) was used to treat a variety of complaints including diarrhoea and sore throats.In the late 18th and early 19th centuries the East India Company controlled much of...

Ceylon caper

The Ceylon caper’s (Capparis zeylanica) flower buds are usually eaten pickled. The leaves, buds and young fruits are said to contain antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and immunostimulant compounds. It is the bark...