Frederick Edward Hulme

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Märzenbecher (above) and snowdrops (below) according to Hulme
Cactus blossom after Hulme

Frederick Edward Hulme (born March 1841 in Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent) , † April 10, 1909 in Kew (London) ) was a British teacher and botanist .


Hulme was born in Hanley to the artist Frederick William Hulme and his wife Caroline. In 1844, due to the father's work, the family moved to London , where Hulme attended the Royal College of Art . He was a botanist, antique dealer and dealt with natural history. In 1869 Hulme was elected to the Linnean Society of London . In 1886 he became a professor at King's College London and taught drawing there. Hulme died in his home in Kew.



  • 1868: Plant Form
  • 1878: Familiar wild flowers
  • 1880: Suggestions in Floral Design
  • 1902: Wild fruits of the country-side
  • 1903: Butterflies and moths of the countryside
  • 1907: Wild Flowers in their Seasons
  • 1908: Familiar Swiss flowers


  • Art, Myths, Archeology and Proverbs
  • A history of the town and college of Marlborough


  • Sylvan jump
  • Familiar garden flowers

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