Behold: “The Temple of Flora”

The Sacred Egyptian Bean

At SpaceWhale we previously wrote a short post on one of Thornton’s magnificent works but we feel we needed to feature him on a lengthier post as he very well deserves. Robert John Thornton (1768–1837) was an English physician and botanical writer noted for “A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnæus”[…]