Drawing to Illustrate Lectures on Botany

Drawing to Illustrate Lectures on Botany

Drawing to illustrate lectures on Botany, given at the Government School of Design,
Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)
Britain
About 1855
Pencil and water-colour
Width 75.5 x height 55 cm
Museum no. 3968

Christopher Dresser, designer and writer on design, began his career teaching botany. This is one of a series of drawings of elements of flowers that he drew in a diagrammatic form to help him explain principles of biology.