To celebrate the long-awaited arrival of Spring, we have woven together some objects from the collections in a wreath for Flora, goddess of the season. We include some prints by the Suffolk artist J.G. Lubbock. Here’s to the warmer weather!
H.E. Luxmoore, ‘College from Tangier Lane’, coloured lithograph. FDA-E.1425:6-2014
J.G. Lubbock, illustration from Life Force (London: Bertram Rota, 2009). © J.G. Lubbock
Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, Antique statue of Flora, Roman goddess of Spring, drawn in Florence in 1710, ECL-Bm.13:12-2013
J.G. Lubbock, illustration to From the garden to galaxy (London: Bertram Rota, 1980) Lt.2.21. © J.G. Lubbock
An Etonian holding a rabbit in June 1942 (PA-A.38:46-2012)
W.M.P. Robins, ‘Elms by a stream (Spring, Old Deer Park), watercolour, 1929. FDA-D.442-2010