Some highlights from the Joseph Hooker material held in Kews collections

The collection at Kew

Discover Joseph Hooker artefacts - including a lifetime of letters, hand-drawn maps, plant specimens, scientific instruments, battered travel notebooks and lively sketches of plants, people and places.

Some highlights from the Joseph Hooker material held in Kews collections

Joseph Hooker artefacts at Kew

Discover Joseph Hooker artefacts held at Kew. As well as a lifetime of letters, we have his hand-drawn maps, plant specimens, scientific instruments, battered travel notebooks and lively sketches of plants, people and places.
Joseph Hooker Correspondence

Explore the correspondence

Hooker had an extensive network of correspondents, including many of the great Victorian scientists, most famously Charles Darwin.