Notebook annotated by E.A. Bowles, with dried specimens

Scope and Content

Manuscript, the main body of the text not in Bowles’ hand, with annotations in Bowles’ hand. Undated [c.1910s-c.1940s]. Comprises names and descriptions of plants, numbered (with gaps) as though taken from a series of Field Notes, with references to plants collected by William Purdom

One page comprises a garden plan in Bowles’ hand, undated

Enclosures were removed during cataloguing and stored in a separate folder for preservation purposes, reference EAB/1/5/11 (2 of 2). They include original ink drawings by Bowles, 1919-1922, unidentified dried specimens, undated (please note specimens are closed to public access until they have been removed to the herbarium at Wisley), partially hand-coloured photograph of Gentiana farreri, c.1910s, and list of ‘Roses in bed by drive’ in Bowles’ hand, undated. For an item level description of the photograph, see EAB/1/5/11/photo1

The volume is fragile and requires handling with extreme care

Conditions Governing Access

Specimens in this folder (sealed in envelopes) are closed to public access until they have been removed to the herbarium at Wisley