Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum

Dillenius Collection Postcard Pack


This pack of beautiful postcards features twelve images taken from the book published in 1732 entitled Hortus Elthamensis, which was written and illustrated by Johann Jacob Dellenius.

Ideal for sending quick notes and greetings to the special people in your life, this pack contains twelve postcards, each featuring a different botanical illustration.

Hortus Elthamensis was written and illustrated by the German botanist, Johann Jacob Dillenius (1684-1747) before he became the first Sheradian Professor of Botany at Oxford in 1734. The collection is held within the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.

Dimensions: 10.5 x 15cm