Banks’ Florilegium

Banks’ Florilegium

Object of the Term at Harrow's Old Speech Room Gallery - Monday 14 January to Tuesday 26 March.

To mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific Islands, the OSRG is displaying its facsimile copy of Banks’ Florilegium, the work produced by Cook’s botanist and Old Harrovian Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), which contains over 700 copper-plate engravings of the plants he collected on the voyages.

The OSRG is generally open to the public from 2.30–5pm on weekdays (excluding Wednesdays) in term time. Occasionally the gallery is closed for School business. Please call 020 8872 8205 to check opening times and dates before planning your visit.

For more information on the OSRG, visit this page on our website.