The album was probably intended for a wealthy patron.
Album of 50 drawings of flowers, fruit and insects by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, 1565
© British Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £17,000)
- Acquired in:
Scientifically significant as it shows the origins of horticulture and for the first scientific records of entomology in England. Nearly all plants drawn are English and include no longer extant apples and pears.