First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. April's theme is Botanical / Herbal Books.
Registration is not required. Simply join us on Zoom at 2pm on April 2nd!
ABOVE IMAGES: Plate 42 (Aloe) and Plate 80 (Hibiscus) from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann’s Phytanthoza Iconographia, published in four volumes between 1737 and 1745. These hand-colored colored mezzotints are some of the most beautiful botanical works in the Becker Library’s rare book collections, depicting a wide range of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs.