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1860s Collection

Background image1860s Collection: Microscopical observations of cinchona bark and seedlings, 1862

Microscopical observations of cinchona bark and seedlings, 1862
Microscopical observations of cinchona bark and seedlings by Walter Hood Fitch, from J. E. Howard, Illustrations of the Nueva Quinologia of Pavon, 1862

Background image1860s Collection: Schlumbergera truncata, 1866

Schlumbergera truncata, 1866
Illustration of Schlumbergera truncata, commonly known as Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, holiday cactus, 1866. Artwork from La Belgique Horticole by Edouard Morren, volume 16, plate 257

Background image1860s Collection: Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867

Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867
Illustration of Ribes rubrum and Ribes nigrum, commonly known as redcurrant and blackcurrant, from Gartenflora, volume 16, plate 562, 1867

Background image1860s Collection: Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1869

Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1869
Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, from The Quinology of the East Indian Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background image1860s Collection: Cinchona anglica, 1869

Cinchona anglica, 1869
Cinchona anglica, a hybrid form that evolved in the Indian plantations. From The Quinology of the East Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background image1860s Collection: Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790

Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790
Illustration of Amaryllis belladonna, commonly known as belladonna lily or Jersey lily. Mounted watercolour on vellum by Peter Brown, 1760-1790

Background image1860s Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862
Illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t.1

Background image1860s Collection: Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1862

Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1862
Illustration from Nueva Quinologia of Pavon by John Eliot Howard, 1862

Background image1860s Collection: Allium schoenoprasum, 1869

Allium schoenoprasum, 1869
Illstration of Allium schoenoprasum, also known as chives, from English Botany by James Sowerby, 1869

Background image1860s Collection: Rheum officinale, 1863

Rheum officinale, 1863
Illustration of Rheum officinale, commonly known as rhubarb, Chinese rhubarb or medicinal rhubarb from The Instructive Picture Book or Lessons from the Vegetable World by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Background image1860s Collection: Nephelium lappaceum, 1863

Nephelium lappaceum, 1863
Illustration of Nephelium lappaceum, commonly known as rambutan, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background image1860s Collection: Garcinia mangostana, 1863

Garcinia mangostana, 1863
Illustration of Garcinia mangostana, commonly known as mangosteen, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background image1860s Collection: Mangifera indica, 1863

Mangifera indica, 1863
Illustration of Mangifera indica, commonly known as mango, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background image1860s Collection: Syzygium cumini, 1863

Syzygium cumini, 1863
Illustration of Syzygium cumini, commonly known as jambolan, Java plum or black plum, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van

Background image1860s Collection: Cullenia species, 1863

Cullenia species, 1863
Illustration of Cullenia species, commonly known as durian from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background image1860s Collection: Musa x paradisiaca, 1863

Musa x paradisiaca, 1863
Illustration of Musa x paradisiaca, commonly as banana or French plantain, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background image1860s Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865

Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Flore des Serres by Louis Van Houtte, vol 15, 1862-1865

Background image1860s Collection: Iris reticulata, 1866

Iris reticulata, 1866
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5577

Background image1860s Collection: Gladiolus papilio, 1866

Gladiolus papilio, 1866
Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5565. This is a Cape species and was received at Kew, in 1861, from D. Arnot of Colesberg. It has also been found by W

Background image1860s Collection: Arisaema ringens, 1861

Arisaema ringens, 1861
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1861. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 87, plate 5267

Background image1860s Collection: Cinchona officinalis, 1869

Cinchona officinalis, 1869
Cinchona officinalis, from The Quinology of the East Indian Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background image1860s Collection: Cinchona calisaya, 1862

Cinchona calisaya, 1862
Cinchona calisaya (formerly C. peruviana), from Illustrations of the Nueva Quinologia of Pavon by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1862

Background image1860s Collection: Hesperantha coccinea, 1864

Hesperantha coccinea, 1864
Illustration of Hesperantha coccinea, commonly known as crimson flag lily or Kaffir lily. Watercolour and pencil on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1864

Background image1860s Collection: Sparaxis pulcherrimum, 1866

Sparaxis pulcherrimum, 1866
Current accepted plant name is Dierama pulcherrimum, commonly known as angels fishing rod, wandflower or hairbell. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866



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