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Calanthe versicolor, 1838

Calanthe versicolor, 1838


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Filename: ILL_Drake_Miss_051202pl_29.jpg

Size: 5244 x 8201 (9.5MB)

Date: 3rd December 2007

Author: Drake, Sarah Anne (1803-1855)

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Calanthe versicolor, 1838

Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XLII 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 and flowers. Side figure represents lip and ovary with the sepals and petals cut away. Inscribed in pencil by Miss Drake along top edge, The upper bracts slightly hairy, sweet scented, and Sion Gardens Aug. 31 18.. [date has been cropped]. There is a semi-circular blob of red paint or possibly sealing wax on the top edge of drawing. Also inscribed in a different hand Rec d. 15.9.1925 lower right corner. Drawing taken from flower held in the collection of His Grace the Duke of Northumberland at Sion. According to Lindleys publication It is a native of the East Indies, whence it has also been sent from the Botanic Garden, Calcutta, to the Horticultural Society

Media ID 654383

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

19th Century Botanical Art Orchid Orchidaceae Pink


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