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Aerides quinquevulnera, 1838

Aerides quinquevulnera, 1838

Original drawing for plate XXX in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838. Illustration shows part monochromatic, part colour study of leaves, roots and flowers... Read more

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Filename: ILL_Drake_Miss_051202pl_18.jpg

Size: 5512 x 8579 (11MB)

Date: 3rd December 2007

Credit: © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Aerides quinquevulnera, 1838

Original drawing for plate XXX in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838. Illustration shows part monochromatic, part colour study of leaves, roots and flowers. Drawing inscribed by Drake across top edge, Thick, fleshy, bright green leaves, veins indistinct - use German blue for the green & a little body colour to give a waxy effect[ ] Aug 8.1839. Also inscribed by Drake Cuming s...[ ]. Several creases on drawing as a result of being poorly mounted. Also inscribed lower left corner in different hand Rec d Sept. 15 1925. According to Lindley, Mr Hugh Cuming, who has been passing some time in the Philippines, and who has investigated the Botany of those rich islands with great zeal and industry, sent the plant now published to Messrs. Loddiges: with whom it flowered in August last. This date corresponds with Drakes inscription (Lindleys publication was printed as ten fascicles beginning in 1838) The reference to German blue probably means a colour close to Prussian blue, which was used as a dye to colour German military uniforms at the time

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