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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society …

(Anemone by Constance Sayas)

(Crataecus by Libby Kyer)
...is exhibiting the Portraits of a Garden IV (Sept. 13 through Nov. 30). The Florilegium project documenting Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s living collections was established in 2000 and aims to preserve the garden’s species through botanical illustration and herbarium collection (The illustrated plants are also preserved in the garden’s 250,000-specimen herbarium.)
Constance Sayas and Libby Kyer are among the artists who have created works for the Florilegium in 2008.
(Material published with Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Collection’s permission, October 11, 2008)

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