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Boys seated at long tables

This photograph was taken in the gardens of Heslington Hall and possibly shows the Heslington School Feast. Pictures HOR/4/1/8 and HOR/4/1/9 show the same occasion.

Formula to skeletonise leaves

A single sheet of notes containing Hornby's formula to skeletonise leaves. Skeletonising leaves was in vogue during Victorian times and involved soaking plant material, removing the fleshy parts and leaving the epidermis, or skeleton. James H...

Hornby, James, 1840-1902, horticulturalist

Girls seated at long tables

This photograph was taken in the gardens of Heslington Hall and possibly shows the Heslington School Feast. Pictures HOR/4/1/7 and HOR/4/1/9 show the same occasion.

Herbarium

A herbarium of various fern species, dated 1866, and inscribed 'Mary S Cottingham, from Mr Scrimshaw, Chatsworth 1866'.

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