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Illustrations selected from Curtis's Botanical Magazine

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Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Clitoria ternatea, L

Clitoria ternatea, L
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1542, 1st April 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Decabelone barklyi, 1875

Decabelone barklyi, 1875
Hand coloured lithograph of Decabelone barklyi, currently accepted as Tavaresia barklyi. This is a colour proof for plate 6203, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published 1st December 1875

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Welwitschia mirabilis, Hook. f

Welwitschia mirabilis, Hook. f
Hand coloured lithograph. Plate 5368 from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published 1863

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Artocarpus altilis, 1828

Artocarpus altilis, 1828
Hand-coloured engraving by Rev. Lansdown Guilding, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2869. Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Gladiolus cruentus, T. Moore (Blood-red Gladiolus)

Gladiolus cruentus, T. Moore (Blood-red Gladiolus)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5810, 1st December 1869. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Haemanthus coccineus, L. (Salmon-coloured Blood-flower)

Haemanthus coccineus, L. (Salmon-coloured Blood-flower)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1075, 1st January 1808. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pistia stratiotes Linn. (Water Lettuce)

Pistia stratiotes Linn. (Water Lettuce)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 4564, 1st February 1851. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Although the specimen figured is from Jamaica, Pistia stratiotes L

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Lodoicea maldivica

Lodoicea maldivica, commonly known as coco de mer or double coconut by William Jackson Hooker from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1827. Artwork from volume 54, plate 2734

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pharbitis learii (Ipomoea learii, Mr Lears Gaybine )

Pharbitis learii (Ipomoea learii, Mr Lears Gaybine )
Hand coloured engraving, (engraved by Swan after Curtiss drawing). Plate 3928 from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published March 1842

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Amaryllis blanda (The Blush-lily)

Amaryllis blanda (The Blush-lily)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1450, 1st March 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Roupellia grata Wall. & Hook. (Cream-fruit)

Roupellia grata Wall. & Hook. (Cream-fruit)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 4466, 1st September 1849. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Senecio macroglossus DC

Senecio macroglossus DC
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6149, 1st February 1875. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Cultivated at Kew from seeds sent by Mr Sanderson in 1868

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Allium giganteum, 1885

Allium giganteum, 1885
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1885. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 111, plate 6828

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Muscari szovitsianum, 1886

Muscari szovitsianum, 1886
Current accepted plant name is Muscari armeniacum, commonly known as grape hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1886

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Vanda falcata aka Neofinetta falcata (Wind orchid), 1819

Vanda falcata aka Neofinetta falcata (Wind orchid), 1819
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1819. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 46, plate 2097. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Moth orchid (Phalaenopsis), 1847

Moth orchid (Phalaenopsis), 1847
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1847. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 73, plate 4297

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Guarianthe skinneri (Guaria morada), 1846

Guarianthe skinneri (Guaria morada), 1846
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1846. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 72, plate 4270

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Lavandula dentata, 1798

Lavandula dentata, 1798
Illustration of Lavandula dentata. also known as fringed lavender or French lavender, from Curtis's Botanical Magazine by William Curtis, 1798

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Feijoa sellowiana, 1898

Feijoa sellowiana, 1898
Illustration of Feijoa sellowiana commonly known as pineapple guava or feijoa, by Matilda Smith, 1898. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 124, plate 7620

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Passiflora edulis, 1818

Passiflora edulis, 1818
Illustration of Passiflora edulis, commonly known as passion fruit or purple granadilla, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1989

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850

Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1850. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 76, plate 4498

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Copiapoa marginata, 1851

Copiapoa marginata, 1851
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1851. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 77, plate 4562. Current accepted plant name is Copiapoa marginata

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828

Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2820. Current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis alata

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pilosocereus royenii, 1832

Pilosocereus royenii, 1832
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1832. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 59, plate 3125

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Opuntia tuna, 1848

Opuntia tuna, 1848
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Teast Edwards, 1848. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 38, plate 1557

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Echinocereus scheeri, 1906

Echinocereus scheeri, 1906
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1906. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 132, plate 8096. Current accepted plant name is Echinocereus scheeri

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909

Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Parodia ottonis, 1842

Parodia ottonis, 1842
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1842. Current accepted plant name is Parodia ottonis, commonly known as Indian head cactus

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836

Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1836. Current accepted plant name is Leuenbergeria bleo, commonly known as rose cactus or leaf cactus

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Echinopsis oxygona, 1835

Echinopsis oxygona, 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1835. Current accepted plant name is Echinopsis oxygona, commonly known as pink Easter lily cactus

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1919. The current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis amazonica. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 145, plate 8799

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pereskia aculeata, 1890

Pereskia aculeata, 1890
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pereskia aculeata by Matilda Smith, 1890. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 116, plate 7147

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873

Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pelecyphora aselliformis, commonly known as hatchet cactus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1873

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852

Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852
Lithograph of Ferocactus hamatacanthus, commonly known as Mexican fruit cactus or Texas barrel cactus, by Walter Hood Fitch, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1852. Artwork from volume 78, plate 4632

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850

Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850
Lithograph of Echinocactus rhodophthalmus by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1850. Artwork from volume 76, plate 4486

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Coryphantha octacantha, 1848

Coryphantha octacantha, 1848
Lithograph of Coryphantha octacantha by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4358

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848

Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848
Illustration of Echinocereus cinerascens by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4373

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Trillium erectum, ca. 1807

Trillium erectum, ca. 1807
" Original illustration by Sydenham Edwards, ca. 1807. This artwork was used in Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1807; volume 26, plate 1027

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Scilla bifolia, 1804

Scilla bifolia, 1804
Illustration of Scilla bifolia, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Narcissus papyraceus, 1806

Narcissus papyraceus, 1806
Illustration of Narcissus papyraceus, commonly known as paper-white narcissus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Sydenham Edwards, volume 24, plate 947

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790

Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790
Illustration of Narcissus bulbocodium, commonly known as hoop petticoat daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James Sowerby, 1790

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Narcissus minor, 1787

Narcissus minor, 1787
Illustration of Narcissus minor, commonly known as daffodil or wild daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 6

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Moraea tricuspidata, 1804

Moraea tricuspidata, 1804
Illustration of Moraea tricuspidata, commonly known as moraea or Cape tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Leucojum aestivum, 1809

Leucojum aestivum, 1809
Illustration of Leucojum aestivum, commonly known as snowflake, spring snowflake, summer snowflake or Lodden lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1809

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803

Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803
Illustration of Lachenalia bulbifera, commonly known as Cape cowslip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1803. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 16, plate 590

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806

Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806
Illustration of Hyacinthus orientalis, commonly known as hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 937




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