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Planche d'herbier de J.H. Fabre (Fritillaria et Meleagris) © MNHN

The Herbarium and the watercolours

Henri Fabre collected plants for decades as he walked the countryside around the Harmas. He built up a gigantic Herbarium. He also painted more than 600 naturalist watercolours. The Herbarium and the watercolours have been restored and are now part of the Muséum collections.