The Art of Botanical Illustration

@article{Marshall1950TheAO,
  title={The Art of Botanical Illustration},
  author={H. S. Marshall and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt and William Thomas Stearn},
  journal={Kew Bulletin},
  year={1950},
  volume={6},
  pages={31}
}
First published in 1950, this required work on the subject was probably the first attempt to present a general survey of the development of botanical illustration from the crude scratchings of paleohthic man down to the highly scientific work of the day. Between the purely botanic drawing and the purely artistic painting lies a vast body of drawings and paintings with a combined scientific and aesthetic appeal, and it is this wide range of illustration that Wilfred Blunt explored and recorded… 
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