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Illustrations selected from Curtis's Botanical Magazine

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Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Tropaeolum tricolor, 1832

Tropaeolum tricolor, 1832
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1832. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 59, plate 3169

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Arum italicum, 1823

Arum italicum, 1823
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1823. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 50, plate 2432. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Arisaema ringens, 1861

Arisaema ringens, 1861
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1861. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 87, plate 5267

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Brodiaea grandiflora, 1829

Brodiaea grandiflora, 1829
Current accepted plant name is Brodiaea coronaria, commonly known as cluster lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Hooker, 1829

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953

Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953
Current accepted plant name is Lilium oxypetalum. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1853. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 79, plate 4731

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Muscari paradoxum, 1903

Muscari paradoxum, 1903
Current accepted plant name is Bellavalia paradoxa. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1903. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 129, plate 7873

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stanhopea tigrina, 1845

Stanhopea tigrina, 1845
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1845. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 71, plate 4197

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stenoglottis fimbriata, 1870

Stenoglottis fimbriata, 1870
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1870. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 96, plate 5872

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Sarcochilus hartmannii, 1888

Sarcochilus hartmannii, 1888
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1888. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 114, plate 7010

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pterostylis curta (Blunt greenhood), 1831

Pterostylis curta (Blunt greenhood), 1831
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1831. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 58, plate 3086. Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pleione formosana, 1917

Pleione formosana, 1917
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1817. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 143, plate 8729

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Ludisia discolor (Jewel orchid), 1819

Ludisia discolor (Jewel orchid), 1819
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1819. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 46, plate 2055. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring colour

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Leptotes bicolor, 1840

Leptotes bicolor, 1840
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1840. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 66, plate 3734

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Epipactis gigantea (Chatterbox orchid), 1899

Epipactis gigantea (Chatterbox orchid), 1899
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1899. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 125, plate 7690

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Dendrobium speciosum, 1861

Dendrobium speciosum, 1861
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1861. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 87, plate 5261

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Cyrtochilum macranthum, 1868

Cyrtochilum macranthum, 1868
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1868. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 94, plate 5743

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Cyrtochilum flexuosum aka Oncidium flexuosum, golden rain (Dancing lady), 1821

Cyrtochilum flexuosum aka Oncidium flexuosum, golden rain (Dancing lady), 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1821. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 48, plate 2203. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Coelia bella, 1882

Coelia bella, 1882
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1882. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 108, plate 6628

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Calanthe striata aka C. sieboldii (Evergreen calanthe), 1888

Calanthe striata aka C. sieboldii (Evergreen calanthe), 1888
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1888. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 114, plate 7026

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Bulbophyllum echinolabium, 1850

Bulbophyllum echinolabium, 1850
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Smith, 1850. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 76, plate 4532

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Bulbophyllum comosum, 1893

Bulbophyllum comosum, 1893
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1893. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 119, plate 7283

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Brassavola perinii, 1840

Brassavola perinii, 1840
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1840. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, (serie 2) volume 13 plate 3761

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid), 1812

Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid), 1812
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1812. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 36 plate 1492

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Brachystelma barberiae, 1866

Brachystelma barberiae, 1866
Orginal drawing of Brachystelma barberiae (plate 5607), Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1866

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Dipteracanthus spectabilis

Dipteracanthus spectabilis by Walter Hood Fitch, plate 4494, vol 76, 1850. Current accepted plant name is Ruellia spectabilis

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Crocus byzantinus

Crocus byzantinus by Walter Hood Fitch, Curtiss Botanical magazine, plate 6141, vol 101, 1875. Current accepted plant name Crocus banaticus

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stella Ross Craig, botanical artist

Stella Ross Craig, botanical artist
Stella Ross-Craig, born in 1906, received an early induction into plant life from her father, a botanist, who taught his young daughter to identify wild flowers

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870

x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870
Watercolour and pencil on paper of x Disoselenicereus fulgidus by Walter Hood Fitch. Original illustration for Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5856, 1st September 1870

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Pandanus candelabrum, P. Beauv. (Lustre Screw-pine)

Pandanus candelabrum, P. Beauv. (Lustre Screw-pine)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5014, 1st November 1857. Watercolour and pencil on paper. W.J

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Tacca artocarpifolia, Seem

Tacca artocarpifolia, Seem
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6124, 1st October 1874. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. (Bell-flowered Spathodea)

Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. (Bell-flowered Spathodea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5091, 1st January 1859. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of western tropical Africa

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Protea laevis, R. Br. (Smooth Protea)

Protea laevis, R. Br. (Smooth Protea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2439, 1st October 1823 Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Richardia hastata, Hook. (Halbert-leaved Richardia)

Richardia hastata, Hook. (Halbert-leaved Richardia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as 5176, 1st April 1860. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Protea speciosa (L. ) L. (Splendid Protea)

Protea speciosa (L. ) L. (Splendid Protea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1183, 1st March 1809. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Babiana stricta (Œ. ) corolla purpurea Ker Gawl. (Purple- flowered Babiana)

Babiana stricta (Œ. ) corolla purpurea Ker Gawl. (Purple- flowered Babiana)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1052, 1st October 1807. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Babiana sambucina (Elder-flower-scented Babian)

Babiana sambucina (Elder-flower-scented Babian)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1019, 1st May 1807. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The plant was collected from the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Protea formosa, R. Br. (Crown-flowered Protea)

Protea formosa, R. Br. (Crown-flowered Protea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1713, 1st March 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope. According to J

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)

Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2095, 1st September 1819. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Crassula falcata, J. C. Wendl. (Sickle-leaved Crassula)

Crassula falcata, J. C. Wendl. (Sickle-leaved Crassula)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2035, 1st December 1818. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Gnidia pinifolia, L. (Pine-leaved Gnidia)

Gnidia pinifolia, L. (Pine-leaved Gnidia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2016, 1st October 1818. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stachys arenaria, Vahl (Purple-flowered Stachys)

Stachys arenaria, Vahl (Purple-flowered Stachys)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1959, January 1st 1818. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Sims, J

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Crotalaria purpurea, Vent. (Crimson-flowered Crotalaria)

Crotalaria purpurea, Vent. (Crimson-flowered Crotalaria)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1913, 1st June 1817. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya

Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, publishd as plate 1844, 1st August 1816. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate), 1817

Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate), 1817
Original illustration of Punica granatum, commonly known as pomegranate, on watercolour and pencil on paper, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1832B, 1st July 1817

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Psoralea aphylla, Jacq. ( Leafless Psoralea)

Psoralea aphylla, Jacq. ( Leafless Psoralea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1727, 1st May 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stapelia reticulata, 1814

Stapelia reticulata, 1814
Original illustration of Stapelia reticulata, currently accepted as Huernia reticulata, commonly known as netted-flowered stapelia, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1662

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )

Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1650, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageCurtis's Botanical Magazine Collection: Stapelia pulla, Ait. ( Black-flowered Stapelia )

Stapelia pulla, Ait. ( Black-flowered Stapelia )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, publidhed as plate 1648, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper




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