The oldest botanic garden in Great Britain and one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world. Founded in 1621 on the site of what was once a Jewish graveyard.
Fantastic time at the Ashmolean. Great exhibit: ANTINOUS: A BOY MADE GOD IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
We should breathe the odour of roses for all eternity.
tr. by Willard R. Trask, from “The Black Swan,” wr. c. 1954
Wollerton Old Hall, English Rose
He shaved the faces of gentlemen, who never thereafter were heard of again…
Very cool design.