Tag Archives: Catharine Parr Traill

Catharine Parr Traill Herbarium Scrapbook Gets Careful Conservation Treatment

How do we preserve plant specimens that are more than a century old? Erika Range describes her conservation work on the precious collection of a celebrated botanist and Canadian pioneer. Continue reading

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The Rich Heritage of Catharine Parr Traill, Pioneer, Author and Botanist

An exceptional woman, Catharine Parr Traill left not only a literary legacy, but also an impressive plant collection for future generations. Continue reading

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Restoring Precious Albums of Botanist Catharine Parr Traill

Marion Cinqualbre, a student in conservation of works on paper, discovers the fragility of herbaria. Continue reading

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