Heritage Open Days

The Society took part in the Heritage Open Days on Friday and Saturday 14th and 15th September when the Sir Joseph Banks Centre hosted an exhibition of the floral artistry of Miss May Lane-Claypon. Her original watercolours and reproductions were on display. As well as a full set of reproductions of 154 larger studies, two … [Read more…]

Cheales’ Prints

A set of recently re-discovered botanical watercolour paintings by May Lane-Claypon (1872-1964) are held by the Sir Joseph Banks Society and have been catalogued and scanned at high resolution. Prints of these  (154 of her larger works  measuring approximately 10 x 14 inches) are now available to buy either mounted or framed. These full-size reproductions … [Read more…]

#LoveLincsPlants project

The Society is gearing up for its role in the Love Lincolnshire Plants Project which is a partnership between the Natural History Museum in London, the Sir Joseph Banks Society, Lincolnshire Naturalists’ Union and the University of Lincoln to inspire a new generation of botanists – helping to foster our understanding of plants and the … [Read more…]