George Walker Arnott, Scottish botanist, c 1840-1868.
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Carte de visite photograph of George Walker Arnott (1799-1868). Arnott studied law in Edinburgh, though discarded this in favour of a profesion in botany. He lectured in botanical studies in Glasgow after travelling the continent. He also studied the botany of North America and is asociated with Sir William Hooker (1785-1865), director of Kew Gardens.