David Robert Robertson

Scope and Content

Illustrations of the flora of Forfarshire and of the Natural Method of Arrangement. After the style of the Herbaria prepared by William Gardiner of Dundee 1915; reprints mainly relating to botany in Perthshire 1875-1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Robert Robertson (1870-1949) was a Dundee jute merchant, botanist, antiquarian and mountaineer. He was a keen churchman with a great knowledge of the Highlands and a talent for sketching.


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