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Prof John Hutton Balfour MD FLS FRS (15/9/1808-11/2/1884)
John Hutton Balfour FRS (1808-1884) Professor of medicine and botany, regius keeper of RBG, Edinburgh; enthusiastic leader of strenuous botanical student excursions, nicknamed 'Woody Fibre'; founding member Botanical Society of Edinburgh.
|Prof John Hutton Balfour|
|"I can confirm that the handwriting in image attached is that of John Hutton Balfour. His handwriting got worse as his correspondence and published works increased" from Graham Hardy Serials Librarian Library Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh via Chris Liffen.|