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1700s Collection

Background image1700s Collection: An exact plan of the Royal Palace Gardens and Park at Richmond, 1754

An exact plan of the Royal Palace Gardens and Park at Richmond, 1754
Engraving representing An exact plan of of the Royal Palace Gardens and Park at Richmond with Sion House on the opposite side o the River Thames

Background image1700s Collection: Corypha taliera, c 1795 - 1804

Corypha taliera, c 1795 - 1804
Illustration of Corypha taliera, by unknown Indian artist, 1795 - 1804. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c. 1795 - 1804

Background image1700s Collection: Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794

Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794
Illustration of Allium sphaerocephalon, commonly known as ornamental onion. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1794. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 7, plate 251

Background image1700s Collection: Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen

Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen
Illustration by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789, from Descriptio et adumbratio plantarum e classe cryptogamica Linnaei quae lichenes dicuntur by G. F. Hoffmann, 1790-1801

Background image1700s Collection: Ramalina sp. 1789

Ramalina sp. 1789
Illustration possibly of Ramalina species commonly known as strap or cartilage lichen by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789. Artwork from Descriptio et Adumbratio Plantarum e Classe Cryptogamica Linnaei

Background image1700s Collection: Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815

Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Stropharia aeruginosa, commonly known as verdigris roundhead mushroom from from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798

Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background image1700s Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798

Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, commonly known as common ink cap from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background image1700s Collection: Narcissus minor, 1787

Narcissus minor, 1787
Illustration of Narcissus minor, commonly known as daffodil or wild daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 6

Background image1700s Collection: Leucojum aestivum, 1770

Leucojum aestivum, 1770
Illustration of Leucojum aestivum, commonly known as snowflake, spring snowflake, summer snowflake or Lodden lily. Artwork from Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicae or known as Flora Danica by Georg

Background image1700s Collection: Gladiolus communis, 1790

Gladiolus communis, 1790
Illustration of Gladiolus communis, commonly known as star of gladiolus, sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1790

Background image1700s Collection: Cyclamen coum, 1787

Cyclamen coum, 1787
Illustration of Cyclamen coum, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by James Sowerby, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 4

Background image1700s Collection: Anethum graveolens, 1790

Anethum graveolens, 1790
Illustration of Anethum graveolens, commonly known as dill, from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Johannes Zorn, 1790, vol 6, t.512

Background image1700s Collection: Salvia officinalis, 1776

Salvia officinalis, 1776
Illustration of Salvia officinalis, also known as sage, from Flora Parisiensis by Pierre Bulliard, 1776

Background image1700s Collection: Petroselinum crispum, 1765

Petroselinum crispum, 1765
Illustration of Petroselinum crispum, also known as parsley, from Herbarium Blackwellianum by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1765

Background image1700s Collection: Rhus coriaria, 1773

Rhus coriaria, 1773
Illustration of Rhus coriaria, also known as sumac, from Herbarium Blackwellianum by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1773

Background image1700s Collection: Eryngium foetidum, 1725

Eryngium foetidum, 1725
Illustration of Eryngium foetidum, also known as fitweed or shado beni, from A voyage to the islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica by Hans Sloane, 1725

Background image1700s Collection: Citrus hystrix, 1750

Citrus hystrix, 1750
Illustration of Citrus hystrix, also known as makrut lime or kaffir lime, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750

Background image1700s Collection: Zingiber officinale, 1750

Zingiber officinale, 1750
Illustration of Zingiber officinale, also known as ginger, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750

Background image1700s Collection: Citrus x aurantium, 1782

Citrus x aurantium, 1782
Illustration of commonly known as Citrus x aurantium, Seville orange, bigarade, bitter orange, marmalade orange or sour orange, from Histoire et Culture des Orangers by Antoine Risso

Background image1700s Collection: Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812

Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812
Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis, commonly known as breadfruit. Illustration made on hand-coloured copper engraving on laid-paper from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob

Background image1700s Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815

Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, commonly known as shaggy scalycap from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815

Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815
Illustration of Myriostoma coliforme, commonly known as salt-shaker earthstar or pepperpot from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815

Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Peziza vesiculosa, commonly known as blistered cup from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815

Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Hydnoporia tabacina, commonly known as reddish-brown crust from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815

Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815
Illustration of Crucibulum laeve, commonly known as white-egg birds nest from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815

Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as amethyst deceiver from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background image1700s Collection: Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810

Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810
Mezzotint of Selenicereus grandiflorus, commonly known as night-blooming cereus or queen of the night, by Joseph Constantine Stadler from Temple of Flora by Robert John Thornton, 1799-1810

Background image1700s Collection: Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701

Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701
Hand-coloured engraving of Mammillaria mammillaris, commonly known as woolly nipple cactus, from Horti medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam Orientalis by Johannes Commelin, 1697-1701

Background image1700s Collection: Metroxylon sagu, 1750

Metroxylon sagu, 1750
Illustration of Metroxylon sagu, commonly know as sago palm, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750, vol 1, t. 17

Background image1700s Collection: Bactris guineensis, 1780-81

Bactris guineensis, 1780-81
Illustration of Bactris guineensis, commonly known as Guinea bactris or Tobago cane, from Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia by Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin, 1780-81

Background image1700s Collection: Elaeis guineensis, 780-1781

Elaeis guineensis, 780-1781
Illustration of Elaeis guineensis or commonly known as African oil palm from Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia by Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin, 1780-81

Background image1700s Collection: Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790

Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790
Illustration of Narcissus bulbocodium, commonly known as hoop petticoat daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James Sowerby, 1790

Background image1700s Collection: Eranthis hyemalis, 1787

Eranthis hyemalis, 1787
Illustration of Eranthis hyemalis, commonly known as winter aconite. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 3

Background image1700s Collection: Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838

Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838
Illustration of Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, commonly known as garden nasturtium. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Clara Maria Pope, 1838

Background image1700s Collection: Corydalis solida, 1793

Corydalis solida, 1793
Illustration of Corydalis solida, commonly known as spring fumewort, spring corydalis or bird-in-a-bush. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1893

Background image1700s Collection: Oxalis versicolor, 1791

Oxalis versicolor, 1791
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 5, plate 155

Background image1700s Collection: Amaryllis lutea, 1795

Amaryllis lutea, 1795
Current accepted plant name is Sternbergia lutea, commonly known as winter daffodil or fall daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1895

Background image1700s Collection: Ornithogalum nutans, 1794

Ornithogalum nutans, 1794
Illustration of Ornithogalum nutans, commonly known as drooping star-of-Bethlehem. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1794



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