Claudia's quest to understand Renaissance art leads into a labyrinth of nature, medicine and voyages of exploration, encountering a web of ideas that fundamentally changed Europe's view of science and the world.
Follow her journey with us to unpick the mysteries of the Winter Garden.
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Some of Carolus Clusius's books are catalogued in the Patten Collection of Herbals and Early Gardening Books.
The Clusius Botanical Watercolours
Claudia Swan, Abrams 1998