Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Biographical details)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (institution/organisation; British)

Also known as

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Kew Museum; Kew Collection; Kew Gardens; Kew Botanical Gardens


Includes the Centre of Economic Botany which holds a collection of objects and botanical specimens. The RBG were awarded Unesco World Heritage status in 2003. From 1870 onwards the RBG transferred or donated a large number of ethnographic and other items from across the world to The British Museum.

See AOA Ethdoc 589 - List of objects transferred from Kew to BM, with Kew registration numbers, 1958 and 1960.