Herbarium by Robyn Stacey and Ashley Hay

Herbarium by Robyn Stacey and Ashley Hay

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– Limited signed copies available –

 

This stunning book of photographs by Robyn Stacey, one of this country's finest photographers, is the first of its kind. Stacey, along with essayist, Ashley Hay, throws open the closed doors of the National Herbarium of New South Wales at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, to reveal the secret history of Australia's flora. 

Herbarium tells fascinating stories about the nature of collecting, those who collected, what they collected and when, and also provides the scientific background to each of the specimens. A list of botanical notes provides a unique link between the specimens and their collectors. The exquisite photographs of the botanical specimens – some extremely rare – comprise a collection of extraordinary beauty.

Robyn Stacey’s work is represented by Stills Gallery.