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Cattleya superba, 1838

Cattleya superba, 1838

Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XXII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838. Illustration shows study in sepia of leaves, flowers and roots... Read more

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Filename: ILL_Drake_Miss_051202pl_25.jpg

Size: 5172 x 8142 (11MB)

Date: 3rd December 2007

Author: Drake, Sarah Anne (1803-1855)

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

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

Cattleya superba, 1838

Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XXII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838. Illustration shows study in sepia of leaves, flowers and roots. Also small drawing lower right in grey tones detailing the lip of the flower. Drawing inscribed on lower left corner Rec d Sept.15, 1925 in unknown hand. Paper has discoloured across lower edge. Paper is watermarked Smith & Allnut 1834

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

Media ID 654381

19th Century Black And White Botanical Art Orchid Orchidaceae

Filename: ILL_Drake_Miss_051202pl_25.jpg

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