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20th Century Collection

Background image20th Century Collection: Amanita muscaria, c. 1915-45

Amanita muscaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906

Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906
Illustration of Rhynchostylis retusa by Pieter de Pannemaeker. Artwork from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; volume 15, plate 691

Background image20th Century Collection: Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45

Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Boletus edulis, commonly known as cep, penny bun or porcino by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Amanita phalloides, 1944

Amanita phalloides, 1944
Illustration of of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, 1944

Background image20th Century Collection: Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45

Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinus comatus commonly known as shaggy ink cap, lawyers wig or shaggy mane by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Nerine bowdenii, 1907

Nerine bowdenii, 1907
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1807. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 113, plate 8117

Background image20th Century Collection: Fragaria species, 1900

Fragaria species, 1900
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Revue Horticole, 1900

Background image20th Century Collection: Prunus armeniaca, 1910

Prunus armeniaca, 1910
Illustration of Prunus armeniaca, commonly known as apricot, by J. Guillot from Revue Horticole, 1910

Background image20th Century Collection: Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45

Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffball by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45

Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, known as common ink cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45

Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45

Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Clitocybe nebularis, commonly known as clouded grey agaric, agaric or cloud funnel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45

Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Chlorophyllum rhacodes, commonly known as shaggy parasol by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45

Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St Georges mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45

Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, commonly known as the blusher by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45

Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Inosperma erubescens, commonly known as red-staining inocybe by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45

Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45

Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita pantherina, commonly known as panther cap, false blusher or panther amanita by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45

Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Fistulina hepatica, commonly known as beef-steak fungus or tongue mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45

Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, commonly known as golden chanterelle or girolle by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Lepista personata, c. 1915-45

Lepista personata, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lepista personata, commonly known as field blewit or blue-leg by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45

Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus campestris known as common field or meadow mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45

Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45

Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum scabrum, commonly known as brown rough-stalked bolete or brown birch bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45

Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as horse mushroom, by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45

Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45
Illustration of Marasmius oreades of commonly known as fairy ring mushroom or champignon by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945

Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945
Illustration of Lepista nuda, commonly known as wood blewit by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45

Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum versipelle, commonly known as orange birch bolete or rough bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background image20th Century Collection: Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909

Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290

Background image20th Century Collection: Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1919. The current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis amazonica. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 145, plate 8799

Background image20th Century Collection: Roscoea humeana, 1824

Roscoea humeana, 1824
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1824. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 151, plate 9075

Background image20th Century Collection: Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953

Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953
Current accepted plant name is Lilium oxypetalum. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1853. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 79, plate 4731

Background image20th Century Collection: Muscari paradoxum, 1903

Muscari paradoxum, 1903
Current accepted plant name is Bellavalia paradoxa. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1903. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 129, plate 7873

Background image20th Century Collection: Morchella esculenta, c. 1915-45

Morchella esculenta, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Morchella esculenta, known as common or true morel, yellow morel or sponge morel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background image20th Century Collection: Men laden with Brick tea for Tibet, 1908

Men laden with Brick tea for Tibet, 1908
Tachienlu (now Kanding), West Sichuan, China : Men laden with Brick tea for Tibet. One mans load weighs 317 lbs, the others 298 lbs



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