We discovered this quotation at Chelsea Physic Garden. It is the motto of Carl Linnaeus, the 18th Century Botanist and father of modern Taxonomy. We think his motto is so apt for our project that we have decided to adopt it.

Tuesday, 10 July 2007

Small metal disc

Found 10th July 2007, on the pavement, lodged between raised bumps and engraved circle design of 'non-slip' surface, leading to pedestrian crossing (pictured). The find is a flat disc of bronze coloured metal, smooth on both sides, approximately one inch in diameter. The special surface of the pavement on which it was found is perhaps due to proximity of Royal Hospital, residence of Chelsea Pensioners (one Chelsea Pensioner is pictured using the crossing). It is probably this special surface which has trapped the find and prevented it from being cleaned away. The location is Royal Hospital Road, North side, opposite Royal Hospital.
click here to view the location in streetmap.

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