Record Detail

EBC 42847


Specimen Notes:
  • These paper toy boxes, made from a species of Broussonetia, were sent to Kew from the South Kensington Museum , where Sir Harry Parkes' collection was first kept. Parkes is responsible for gathering a large part of Kew's paper collection, including various specimens of Japanese paper materials and samples.
  • Record posted on March 25, 2009 and last updated March 25, 2009