The Lost Art of Nature Printing at Chelsea Physic Garden

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Join designer and printmaker Pia Östlund for a one-day workshop exploring a wonderful way of depicting and discovering plants, which was developed by physicians in the 15th century as an aid in the study of plants. The day begins with an illustrated talk on the history of nature printing, followed by a printing session where you will learn how to make your own impressions using fresh plants and oil-based inks on paper. You will also have the rare opportunity of viewing some exquisite nature printed books from the Garden’s collection of original botanical works.

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Chelsea Physic Garden

66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HS

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Adult Ticket from £9.00 (USD15.22) - View Prices

Opening Times:

30 May 2013 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM; 15 Aug 2013 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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Chelsea Physic Garden

Address
66 Royal Hospital Road
Chelsea
London
SW3 4HS
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7352 5646
Public transport:
Sloane Square (10 minute walk)or South Kensington (15 minute walk). Nearest mainline station is Victoria.