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Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

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Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

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  • Isaac Bayley Balfour
  • Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour
  • Balfour, Isaac Bayley Balfour

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Son of John Hutton Balfour, Isaac Bayley Balfour was Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh between 1888 and 1922, specialising in Rhododendrons and Primulas and making improvements to the RBGE's teaching and laboratory facilities.


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Botanist, Plant Collector, Regius Keeper, Professor of Botany

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Related entity

Balfour, John Hutton (1808-1884)

Identifier of the related entity

GB/NNAF/P133784; VIAF ID: 52098074 (Personal); ISNI: 0000 0000 8382 4953

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father and son

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Description identifier

GB/NNAF/P133885; VIAF ID: 19795818 (Personal); ISNI: 0000 0001 0876 7597

Institution identifier

GB 235

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

revised 02/04/2020 by Leonie Paterson



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