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Marianne North Collection (#10)

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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 681. Climbing Aroid and Nest of White Sparrows, Java

681. Climbing Aroid and Nest of White Sparrows, Java
Rhaphidophora sp. and Padda orizivora

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java

679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java
Tree Ferns and Casuarinas in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 673. Leaf and Inflorescence of a Gigantic Aroid, Java

673. Leaf and Inflorescence of a Gigantic Aroid, Java
Amorphophallus campanulatus, Blume, is a singular and striking object. Previous to the bursting of the spathe containing the spadix, which takes place suddenly about sunrise

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea

672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea
The genus Rhododendron has a wide range in the Old World, from the Alps of Europe to China and Japan, and southward to Java, Borneo

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow

670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow
Under 284 will be found an account of the mode of flowering of the Talipot Palm (Corypha Gebanga, Blume); and that of the Wine Palm (Caryota urens, Linn.) is equally curious

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit

669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit
Several varieties of this fruit (Diospyros Kaki, Linn f.) are cultivated both in China and Japan; and some of them have been imported, and are now cultivated in the South of Europe

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 668. View from Malang, Java

668. View from Malang, Java
Mat Houses, and a large Tree in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 667. Cascade at Tji Boddas, Java

667. Cascade at Tji Boddas, Java
Tree Ferns and Amomum plants in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java
In the centre are two small ones, having huge fan-shaped leaves. These are the famous Double Cocoanut, or Coco de Mer (Lodoicea sechellarum, Lab.), and they were then thirty years old

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java

665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java
Roots descend from the branches of this tree (Ficus bengalensis, L.), on all sides, and after penetrating the ground they enlarge and grow into stems three or four feet or more in girth

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 664. Java Flowers

664. Java Flowers
Agalmyla staminea, Blume, with an Orchid and the trailing Campanulacea (Pratia egoniaefolia, Lindl.) in front

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 663. Pawan Durfur

663. Pawan Durfur
Temple crushed by a large Cotton tree, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 662. Young pitchers and ripe seed-vessels of a Pitcher Plant of

662. Young pitchers and ripe seed-vessels of a Pitcher Plant of

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 660. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian climbing Evergreen Shrub

660. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian climbing Evergreen Shrub
At first sight this reminds one of the Himalayan Rhododendron Griffithianum, Wight. it is Beaumontia grandiflora, Wall. belonging to the Apocynaceae, and climbs to the tops of the highest trees

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co

659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co
On the left is Aucuba japonica, Thunb. bearing the familiar mottled leaves and a cluster of the red berries; a group of single and semi-double varieties of Camellia japonica, L

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co

659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co
On the left is Aucuba japonica, Thunb. bearing the familiar mottled leaves and a cluster of the red berries; a group of single and semi-double varieties of Camellia japonica, L

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 656. Small Temple of Maruyama at Kioto, Japan

656. Small Temple of Maruyama at Kioto, Japan
Cryptomeria japonica, Don, and bamboos in the background. The form of devotion practised at this temple consists in running round it one hundred times

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 655. Interior of Chion-in Temple, Kioto, Japan

655. Interior of Chion-in Temple, Kioto, Japan

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 654. Temple over the Great Bell of Chion-in, Kioto, Japan

654. Temple over the Great Bell of Chion-in, Kioto, Japan
This bell is eighteen feet in diameter

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 653. The Hottomi Temple at Kioto, Japan

653. The Hottomi Temple at Kioto, Japan
A Pine tree trained as an espalier in front, and autumn tints in the back ground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 652. Entrance to the Temple at Kobe, Japan

652. Entrance to the Temple at Kobe, Japan
In the foreground on the right is the Sacred Horse, an albino with blue eyes and a pink nose, and hoofs turned up from want of exercise

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 651. Garden of the Nishihongwange Temple, Kioto, Japan

651. Garden of the Nishihongwange Temple, Kioto, Japan
Cycads (Cycads revoluta, Thunb.) and various dwarf plants on a rockery

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 650. Zedoary, a Climbing Plant and Mantises, Java

650. Zedoary, a Climbing Plant and Mantises, Java
The corolla of the climbing Ceropegia is remarkable in having the narrow ends of the lobes united at the tips. Zedoary root (Curcuma Zedoaria, Rosc.) is used medicinally

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 649. Village of Tosari, Java, 6000 feet above the level of the sea

649. Village of Tosari, Java, 6000 feet above the level of the sea
Casuarina trees, and the smoke of the Volcano Smiroe rising above the hill. Here are the gardens which supply all the European vegetables to the towns below

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 648. Roadside View from Sindang Laya, Java

648. Roadside View from Sindang Laya, Java
A Durian tree (Durio zibethinus, DC.) may be seen on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 646. The Gader Volcano, Java, from Sindang Laya

646. The Gader Volcano, Java, from Sindang Laya
A young Casuarina, and Datura arborea in the foreground with an Erythrina in flower and a Furcraea poling on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 645. Two Flowering Shrubs of Java

645. Two Flowering Shrubs of Java
Strophanthus dichotomous, DC. and Lagerstroemia indica, L. The five-tailed corollas of the first are singular, as well as its large seed-vessel

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 642. Rice Drying on the sea-shore near Yokohama, Japan

642. Rice Drying on the sea-shore near Yokohama, Japan

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 637. Plants of Sarawak

637. Plants of Sarawak
On the left the bold, longitudinally-ribbed foliage of a Melastomacea with a vine in fruit, the name of which we have not determined;

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer

636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer
The rich plain at their feet covered with morning mist; the tops of the Cocoanut groves alone showing above it, and indicating the position of the numerous native villages

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 635. Tea-drying in Mr. Holles establishment, Java

635. Tea-drying in Mr. Holles establishment, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 634. Foliage, Fruit, and Flowers of a Rose-apple, Java

634. Foliage, Fruit, and Flowers of a Rose-apple, Java
Fruit edible. This is probably a variety of Eugenia aquea, Burm. f

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 633. Rice Harvest, near Bandong, Java

633. Rice Harvest, near Bandong, Java
The working buffaloes, though very savage towards men, get fond of the boys who drive them and habitually sit on their backs

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree

632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree
The seeds of Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC. are densely clothed with silky-white hair (Kapok), which is used to stuff pillows, &c.; in Java the trees themselves are used as telegraph posts

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 631. Flowers and Fruit of the Jamboa Boll, Java

631. Flowers and Fruit of the Jamboa Boll, Java
The fruit is sweet, like a pear, and is the product of a species of Eugenia of the section Jambosa

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 630. village of Mat Houses, near Garoet, Java

630. village of Mat Houses, near Garoet, Java
Observe that the houses are raised on piles above the ground, so that the air can circulate beneath the floors

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 629. India-rubber trees at Buitenzorg, Java

629. India-rubber trees at Buitenzorg, Java
For some particulars respecting this tree (Ficus elastica, Roxb.) the reader is referred to the description of 260. It is a native of Assam in North India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 627. Blue-flowered Climber and a common Swamp Plant of Sarawak

627. Blue-flowered Climber and a common Swamp Plant of Sarawak
The Burmese Thunbergia grandiflora, Roxb. and a species of Fagraea, belonging to the Loganiaceae

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 626. Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro

626. Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro
The Organ Mountains appear in the back ground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 625. Foliage and Flowers of a tree commonly cultivated in warm countries

625. Foliage and Flowers of a tree commonly cultivated in warm countries
Sesbania grandiflora, Pers. var. coccinea, may be a native of the Malayan Archipelago and North Australia. The tender leaves, flowers

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 623. The Soembing Volcano, Java

623. The Soembing Volcano, Java
In front a plantation of Teak trees, and the artists home for ten days, seen from the top of the Boro Bodoer. See the description of 636

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 622. Another View of Papandayang, with Jak fruit Tree in the for

622. Another View of Papandayang, with Jak fruit Tree in the for

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 620. The Great Square of Malang, Java, 1880

620. The Great Square of Malang, Java, 1880
Oil painting no 620 by Marianne North, 1880. The trees are a kind of Fig (Ficus Benjamina, L.), with bullock carts beneath their shade

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 612. Cobweb Bridge in Borneo, made by the Dyaks with Rattans and

612. Cobweb Bridge in Borneo, made by the Dyaks with Rattans and
Only one of the latter is provided for foot hold, but it is so cleverly fastened that even Europeans in shoes can cross it, if not too giddy from the swinging motion

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 611. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Vanilla albida

611. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Vanilla albida
Several species of this genus are cultivated for the fruit or seed-vessel, which is used to scent and flavour delicate sweet- meats and beverages

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 610. A Tailors Shop in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, shaded b

610. A Tailors Shop in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, shaded b
The Sago Palm (Metroxylon Sagu, Rottb.) attains a height of about thirty feet in fifteen years, and then sends up a large terminal inflorescence




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