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Study Day. 'Ruskin's Flora: John Ruskin and the Art of Botanical Painting'

Date: 12 November 2011 Time: 10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Venue: LEC III Training Rooms 1 & 2


Ruskin Library and Research Centre in association with the Lancaster Environment Centre

Ruskin's Flora: John Ruskin and the Art of Botanical Painting

A study day to accompany the Ruskin Library exhibition, Ruskin's Flora: John Ruskin's Botanical Drawings

Saturday 12 November 2011

This study day supplements the exhibition Ruskin's Flora, in which drawings and watercolours of plants, flowers and trees from the Whitehouse Collection of the Ruskin Library at Lancaster University will be displayed. Speakers will include Ruskin Scholars, Botanists, Artists and Horticulturists. Also included is a Walking Tour of the exhibition, led by David Ingram, the Botanist who co-curated it.

The study day will take place in the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), Lancaster University

Fee for this event: £15/£10 for students (fee includes coffee/tea & biscuits and a sandwich lunch)

Parking: On Saturdays free parking is available on campus.

Booking deadline is Thursday 10th November. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Please note: We cannot enrol people on the day unless this has been arranged in advance.

For further information and a booking form please contact:

Lauren Kenwright, Administrator- Ruskin Research,

Ruskin Library and Research Centre, B190 County Main, Lancaster University LA1 4YD

Email:, Tel: +44 (0)1524 510818 Fax: +44 (0)1524 593580


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Lauren Kenwright, Andrew Tate, Stephen Wildman

Organising departments and research centres: Ruskin Research Centre

Keywords: Botanical painting, Botany, Ecology, Environment, Environmental arts, Environmental history, Environmental knowledge, Flora, Flowers, Plant genomics, Plants, Ruskin, Trees, Water colours


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