"Fritillaria : A Family Portrait"

Ron Mudd ronmudd1@gmail.com
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:47:17 PDT
To go along with the current (30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015) exhibition
of his display, (of 80 species, demonstrating the relationship between
species of the genus Fritillaria, shown life-sized in one continuous 10
metre long image), Laurence Hill will be giving two talks (8 October 2014,
2pm and 5 November 2014, 2pm) at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical
Art, Kew. Further details can be found at -

I have been very fortunate to see a copy of the brochure which goes along
with the exhibit, which is itself a quality work. In the booklet it is
stated  " The image can be viewed on various levels; as a phenotypic study,
a taxonomic document, a voucher specimen for genetic research or the
journey of a photographer ". I would add to this by saying that it is also
a thing of great beauty, and a unique work of art! I am so looking forward
to seeing the full size image.

I really would urge anyone who possibly can, to attend one of the talks, as
the findings of this important research promise to be both interesting and

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