An Accurate Survey of the Physic Garden in 1751 by John Haynes

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Plan showing the layout of the Physic Garden in 1751

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An Accurate Survey of the Physic Garden in 1751 by John Haynes

John Haynes was the surveyor and engraver of this very detailed plan of the in 1751. It includes elevations of the green houses at the north of the Physic Garden. The layout of the beds is also clearly shown with explanations at the top. Other features include Sir Hans Sloane's statute and the four Cedars of Lebanon.

Location of original: Chelsea Print Room D231
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