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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil

86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil
Cypress and Frangipani (Plumeria sp.) trees in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 740. West Australian Flowers

740. West Australian Flowers
" Kangaroo Feet " (Anigozanthus), of which five species are depicted, are peculiar to West Australia, and are remarkable for the uncommon hues of their very hairy flowers. A. Manglesii

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 697. Group of Wild Flowers of Java, from Tosari

697. Group of Wild Flowers of Java, from Tosari
These flowers were from an elevation of 6000 feet. The most noteworthy flower in the group is the fine large Forget-me-not in the centre

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 534. Orchid and Ferns of Sarawak, Borneo

534. Orchid and Ferns of Sarawak, Borneo
The Orchid is Eria ornata, Lindl. and the ferns are Polypodium Phymatodes and P. drynaria

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow

480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow
Pandanus sechellarum, Baif. f. sending down roots almost from the top, Cyathea sechellarurm, Mett. and other vegetation

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles

471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles
The hencoops and roof-caps consist of single leaves of the Double Cocoanut, and the rest of the roof of other palm leaves. In the foreground are trees of Bombax and Mango

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town

467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town
The prominent Palm is Stevensonia grandifolia, Duncan, with Screw-Pines on the left. Behind are dead and living trees of the Capucin (Northea seychellana, Hook)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 466. Smelt-Fishing at Port Victoria, Mah, Seychelles

466. Smelt-Fishing at Port Victoria, Mah, Seychelles

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 376. Male Papaw with Flowers and Imperfect Fruit

376. Male Papaw with Flowers and Imperfect Fruit
Usually the male and female flowers of the Papaw (Carica Papaya, Linn.) are borne on separate plants, the former on long hanging branches, the latter on very short stalks

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K

374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K
Various Aloes, Strelitzia augusta, and Mesembryanthemum on the rocks in front

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 213. Ghost of a Big Tree, Calaveras Grove, California

213. Ghost of a Big Tree, Calaveras Grove, California
This tree was barked up to a height of 116 feet, and the bark exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, until destroyed by fire a few years ago

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 193. The American Fall from Pearl Island, Niagara

193. The American Fall from Pearl Island, Niagara

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 187. View of both Falls of Niagara

187. View of both Falls of Niagara

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 169. Two Tropical American Flowers

169. Two Tropical American Flowers
The one having white flowers (Utricularia montana, Jacq.) is a congener of the Bladderworts of our ponds and ditches. It has a wide range of distribution

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 87. Group of Brazilian Forest Wild Flowers and Berries

87. Group of Brazilian Forest Wild Flowers and Berries
Lying in front, on the left, is a head of the handsome orange-red Amarantacea (Gomphrena officinalis, Mart.); above it a Melastomacea in fruit; the azure-blue flowers of a Stachytarpheta; the crimson

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 1. Victoria regia

1. Victoria regia
This majestic plant and largest off all Water Lilies inhabits many of the rivers of the north-eastern part of South America

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 570. Other Species of Pitcher Plants from Sarawak, Borneo

570. Other Species of Pitcher Plants from Sarawak, Borneo
Nepenthes Rafflesiana, Jack. one of the most ornamental of the genus originally introduced into Kew Gardens from Singapore in 1845. The one below is N. ampullacea, Jack

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 335. Rhododendrons of North India

335. Rhododendrons of North India
Above, R. Dalhousiae, Hook. f. painted from a plant grown under glass in Messrs. Jackmans Nursery at Kingston. This is a shrubby or sometimes epiphytic species

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 323. Mosque of Lahore from the Palace

323. Mosque of Lahore from the Palace

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree

226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree
Roses and Rhododendrons in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains

177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains
Marianne North painting 177

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 132. Valley behind the Artists House at Gordontown, Jamaica

132. Valley behind the Artists House at Gordontown, Jamaica
Datura arborea, L. is the plant in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: From Lady Ramsay's Garden, Binsur, Kumaon, India

From Lady Ramsay's Garden, Binsur, Kumaon, India
North, Marianne; From Lady Ramsay's Garden, Binsur, Kumaon, India; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew;

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 712. A New Zealand Dracophyllum

712. A New Zealand Dracophyllum
This remarkable genus is spread over New Zealand, Australia (especially Western), and New Caledonia : and the present species (D. Traversii, Hook)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its Leafless Parasite in fruit

23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its Leafless Parasite in fruit
Referring to the various Chilian landscapes, we see that columnar cacti are a conspicuous feature. This, the-commonest species, is Cereus Quisco, Gay, which grows to a height of 1.5 to 20 feet

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Banksia of Tasmania, 1881

Banksia of Tasmania, 1881
Oil painting by Marianne North, 1881

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878

221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878
Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree (Phanera variegata). Oil on board by Marianne North, 1878

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy

793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy
This plant (Papaver somniferum, L.) has been cultivated in Eastern countries from the most remote time for the sake of the inspissated juice, called opium; it is largely grown in Asia Minor, Persia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 783. View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland

783. View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland
Flowers of the Large Water Lily (Nymphaea gigantea, Hook.) with Screw Pines (Pandanus sp.) and a species of Aralia in the background. This Water Lily is peculiar to Australia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 614. The Turong, or Pigeon Orchid in Borneo, and a purple-brown

614. The Turong, or Pigeon Orchid in Borneo, and a purple-brown
The former (Dendrobium crumenatum, Lindl.) comes into blossom simultaneously on all the plants about every nine weeks, and the trees

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 294. The Sacred Lotus or Pudma

294. The Sacred Lotus or Pudma
Nelumbium speciosum, Willd. is the most beautiful and graceful of all the Water Lilies, its leaves and flowers usually rising considerably above the surface of the water;

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 271. A View in the Royal Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon

271. A View in the Royal Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon
An iron-wood tree (Mesua ferrea, L.) clothed with a young growth of rosy leaves, and a yellow-flowered climber (Bignonia sp. B. unguis ?) with the Directors house on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 43. Tijuca, Brazil, with a Palm in the foreground

43. Tijuca, Brazil, with a Palm in the foreground
The palm is apparently a species of Cocos, a considerable genus restricted to South America, except C. nucifera, the cocoa-nut

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black Coc

Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black Cockatoo.-Macadamia ternifolia, F. Muell. belongs to the Proteaceae, and is closely allied to Helicia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland. Marianne North

View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland. Marianne North
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensland

Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensland
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The trees, Araucaria bidwillii, Hook

Background imageMarianne North Collection: View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania

View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; The large tree with dark foliage in the centre is a species of Beech-Birch of the colonists

Background imageMarianne North Collection: The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore

The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, ; The Breadfruit, Artocarpus incisa, Linn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil

Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the gallery guide, Datura arborea, Linn. [Brugmansia arborea L.] is a native of tropical America, and is commonly cultivated in other countries

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia

Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia
Oil on board, no date. According to the... There are two species of Doryanthes, the present, D.Palmeri, Hill, and D.excelsa, which has a globose inflorescence

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Ripe cone of Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales

Ripe cone of Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The beauty of the richly coloured seeds of this Cycad (Macrozamia spiralis, Miq.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 846. A South African Sedge

846. A South African Sedge
This is Restio subverticillata, Linn. one out of about eighty species of Restio native of South Africa. The Restiaceae are almost exclusively restricted to South Africa and Australia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 845. A species of Ornithogalum

845. A species of Ornithogalum
This is allied to W. rosea. (See 417.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 843. A New Zealand Tree Fern

843. A New Zealand Tree Fern
A reduced representation of a fine specimen of Cyathea medullaris, Swartz, growing in the Winter Garden hard by. It is the Black Fern of the colonists and, in its native country

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 842. A Japanese Magnolia

842. A Japanese Magnolia
This showy spring-flowering hardy shrub (Magnolia obovata, Thunb.) has been cultivated in English gardens ever since 1796

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 841. A Japanese Lily

841. A Japanese Lily
Lilium erratum, Lindl. is said to be one of the commonest wild flowers in some parts of Japan. Yet, in spite of its beauty, it was not introduced alive in this country till the year 1861

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 840. An Orchid of Tropical Asia

840. An Orchid of Tropical Asia
This handsome orchid, (Vanda suavis, Lindl.), has been cultivated in England since 1848. The allied V.tricolor, Hook, differs chiefly in the colour of the flowers

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 838. Adams Needle or Yucca, about half natural size

838. Adams Needle or Yucca, about half natural size
Yucca gloriosa, L. is a very old inhabitant of English gardens, having been cultivated during the latter half of the sixteenth century by Gerard and Parkinson




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