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1890s Collection

Background image1890s Collection: Dracula chimaera (Vampire orchid), 1882-1897

Dracula chimaera (Vampire orchid), 1882-1897
Illustration of Dracula chimaera by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882- 1897; t. 203

Background image1890s Collection: Lilium henryi, 1891

Lilium henryi, 1891
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 117, plate 7177

Background image1890s Collection: Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897

Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897
Illustration of Zygopetalum mackayi from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background image1890s Collection: Cymbidium lowianum, 1882-1897

Cymbidium lowianum, 1882-1897
Illustration of Cymbidium lowianum from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1882-1897; t. 471

Background image1890s Collection: Feijoa sellowiana, 1898

Feijoa sellowiana, 1898
Illustration of Feijoa sellowiana commonly known as pineapple guava or feijoa, by Matilda Smith, 1898. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 124, plate 7620

Background image1890s Collection: Beef, Iron and Wine, 1890

Beef, Iron and Wine, 1890
An example of a tonic wine. From Weeks & Potter Wholesale Druggist Catalogue, 1890

Background image1890s 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 image1890s Collection: Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894

Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894
Illustration of Ophrys apifera from Die Orchidaceen : Deutschlands, Deutschlands-Oesterreichs und der Schweiz, 1894; t. 31

Background image1890s Collection: Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897

Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants

Background image1890s Collection: Laelia anceps, 1882-1897

Laelia anceps, 1882-1897
Illustration of Laelia anceps by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882-1897; t. 44

Background image1890s Collection: Anthriscus cerefolium, 1893

Anthriscus cerefolium, 1893
Anthriscus cerefolium, commonly known as chervil, from Atlas des Plantes de France by Amedee Masclef, vol. 2, t. 141. Inscriptions says pl.141. Anthrisque cerfeuil (Cerefeuil cultive)

Background image1890s Collection: Syzygium aromaticum, 1890

Syzygium aromaticum, 1890
Syzygium aromaticum from Kohler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erlauterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, by Franz Eugen Kohler, 1890

Background image1890s Collection: Tanacetum parthenium, 1890

Tanacetum parthenium, 1890
Tanacetum parthenium, commonly known as feverfew from Kohler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erlauterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, 1890

Background image1890s Collection: Pereskia aculeata, 1890

Pereskia aculeata, 1890
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pereskia aculeata by Matilda Smith, 1890. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 116, plate 7147

Background image1890s Collection: Tritonia rosea, 1893

Tritonia rosea, 1893
Current accepted plant name is Tritonia disticha. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1893. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 119, plate 7280

Background image1890s Collection: Eremurus aurantiacus, 1890

Eremurus aurantiacus, 1890
Current accepted plant name is Eremurus stenophyllus, commonly known as foxtail lily or desert candle. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1890

Background image1890s Collection: Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897

Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams



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