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Published on Apr 4, 2013
Tatiana Holway, author of The Flower of Empire, discusses how explorer Robert Shomburgk and his crew discovered the Victoria Regia water lily in Guyana in 1837. http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general...
Tatiana Holway is an independent scholar and academic consultant with a doctorate in Victorian literature and society. Author of several studies of Dickens and popular culture, she also serves on the advisory board for the Nineteenth-Century Collections Online archive.