Theatrum Botanicum

Theatrum Botanicum

Herbal medicine
An 1800-page text written in the 1600s by the English herbalist John Parkinson, which provides details on 3800 plants.
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The book titled, Theatrum Botanicum: The Theater of Plants, was authored by John Parkinson, a botanist who operated an apothecary in London.
If you fell ill and happened to read Theatrum Botanicum and/ or visited John Parkinson's apothecary, you may have been prescribed a curative "mold" therapy.
Unlike the Coloquios, which it succeeds, and the Hortus, which it pre-dates, I argue that the "Gurney" is not based on a South Asian or an indigenous template but belongs firmly within a European herbal tradition, (8) being chiefly modelled after John Parkinson's Theatrum Botanicum (1640) (figure 2), (9) although it also drew from other sources as Linschoten's Itinerario.
John Parkinson's Theatrum Botanicum. Courtesy Welcome Collection.
8 LOTHAR BAUMGARTEN'S THEATRUM BOTANICUM (FONDATION CARTIER POUR L'ART CONTEMPORAIN, PARIS) Driven by Herve Chandes, whose view is that all creative impulses are interrelated, the foundation always presents innovative exhibitions.
Laroche considers John Parkinson's Theatrum Botanicum (1640), which refers to 'this Manlike Worke of Herbes and Plants' and 'masculinizes the herbal tradition' (p.
One company, Theatrum Botanicum, has been saddled with a pounds 20,000 bill over production costs.
The former Home and Away actress - sister of Kylie - will star in Theatrum Botanicum's production of the Shakespeare play in August.
Kylie's little sister was cast as Lady Macbeth by the award-winning Theatrum Botanicum.
Eyebrows have been raised at this courageous piece of casting - even though the company responsible, Theatrum Botanicum, is notorious for its controversy- courting tactics - but Dannii isn't worried about the critics.
During the Theatrum Botanicum play's first run in Barbados, Aussie singer Kylie Minogue played Miranda alongside Roger.