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ID number:  WBHERB.COLL.2
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne Herbarium Archive
Title / Object name:  Collection of pressed plant specimens collected by S. A. Miles
Object type:  Scrapbook
Date made:  1862
Materials:  Paper; Organic material; Cotton

Scapbook containing plant specimens arranged by genus. Labelled by hand 'S. A. Miles February 28th 1862'. Some specimens date back to 1806. Specimens labelled by hand, some apparently by a child. Specimens sewn in place with cotton. Probably transferred from Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry to University of Birmingham Herbarium.
Note: pages may have been treated with mercuric chloride. Handling restrictions and precautions must be observed.

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