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Botanical Art Collection (#11)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Senna alata, R

Senna alata, R
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In his Flora Indica, Roxburgh describes this species as a large shrub

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mimosa suma, R

Mimosa suma, R
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vitis indica, Willd

Vitis indica, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Sterculia lanceaefolia & Sterculia coccinea

Sterculia lanceaefolia & Sterculia coccinea
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Bombax pentandrum, Willd

Bombax pentandrum, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early nineteenth century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Gossypium religiosum, Willd. (Nankeen or brown cotton)

Gossypium religiosum, Willd. (Nankeen or brown cotton)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Garcinia mangostana, Willd

Garcinia mangostana, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Chaulmoogra odorata, R. (Gynocardia odorata)

Chaulmoogra odorata, R. (Gynocardia odorata)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. This species is native to the Silhet district

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus alba (White Oak)

Quercus alba (White Oak)
Watercolour on paper. From the original manuscript for the 1801 publication Histoire des chnes de l Amrique by Andre Michaux (1746-1803)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus discolor

Quercus discolor
Watercolour on paper, c.1801. Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Histoire des chenes de l Amerique... (1801) by Andre Michaux

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus rubra (Q. borealis, American red oak)

Quercus rubra (Q. borealis, American red oak)
Watercolour and pencil on paper, no date (c.1800).Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Histoire des chenes de l Amerique

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus tinctoria (Black oak, Q. velutina)

Quercus tinctoria (Black oak, Q. velutina)
Watercolour on paper, dated 1804 (post publication ). Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Histoire des ch├¬nes de l Am├®rique

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus prinus

Quercus prinus
Watercolour on paper, no date (c.1800). Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Histoire des ch├¬nes de l Am├®rique

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Quercus lyrata

Quercus lyrata
Watercolour on paper, no date (c.1800). Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Histoire des chnes de l Amrique... (1801) by Andr

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870

x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870
Watercolour and pencil on paper of x Disoselenicereus fulgidus by Walter Hood Fitch. Original illustration for Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5856, 1st September 1870

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Camarotis purpurea, 1838

Camarotis purpurea, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XIX in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tacca artocarpifolia, Seem

Tacca artocarpifolia, Seem
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6124, 1st October 1874. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. (Bell-flowered Spathodea)

Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. (Bell-flowered Spathodea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5091, 1st January 1859. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of western tropical Africa

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Protea laevis, R. Br. (Smooth Protea)

Protea laevis, R. Br. (Smooth Protea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2439, 1st October 1823 Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cyclamen africanum Boiss. & Reut. (Algerian Cyclamen)

Cyclamen africanum Boiss. & Reut. (Algerian Cyclamen)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5758, 1st February 1869. Watercolour and pancil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Encephalartos horridus, (Jacq. ) Lehm. (Three-toothed Encephalart

Encephalartos horridus, (Jacq. ) Lehm. (Three-toothed Encephalart
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5371, 1st April 1863. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Cultivated at Kew as a Cape species

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Richardia hastata, Hook. (Halbert-leaved Richardia)

Richardia hastata, Hook. (Halbert-leaved Richardia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as 5176, 1st April 1860. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Babiana stricta (Œ. ) corolla purpurea Ker Gawl. (Purple- flowered Babiana)

Babiana stricta (Œ. ) corolla purpurea Ker Gawl. (Purple- flowered Babiana)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1052, 1st October 1807. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Babiana sambucina (Elder-flower-scented Babian)

Babiana sambucina (Elder-flower-scented Babian)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1019, 1st May 1807. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The plant was collected from the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)

Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2095, 1st September 1819. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crassula falcata, J. C. Wendl. (Sickle-leaved Crassula)

Crassula falcata, J. C. Wendl. (Sickle-leaved Crassula)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2035, 1st December 1818. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Stachys arenaria, Vahl (Purple-flowered Stachys)

Stachys arenaria, Vahl (Purple-flowered Stachys)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1959, January 1st 1818. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Sims, J

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Ophrys tenthredinifera (Saw-fly Ophrys, Bee Orchid), 1930

Ophrys tenthredinifera (Saw-fly Ophrys, Bee Orchid), 1930
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1930, 1st September 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of Barbary and Sicily

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crotalaria purpurea, Vent. (Crimson-flowered Crotalaria)

Crotalaria purpurea, Vent. (Crimson-flowered Crotalaria)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1913, 1st June 1817. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya

Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, publishd as plate 1844, 1st August 1816. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Polygala speciosa, Sims (Shewy Milk-wort, Showy Milkwort)

Polygala speciosa, Sims (Shewy Milk-wort, Showy Milkwort)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1780, 1st December 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, 1814

Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, 1814
Original illustration of Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, commonly known as never-closing fig marigold, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1663, 1st August 1814

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )

Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1650, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Strumaria gemmata Ker Gawl. ( Jewelled-flowered Strumaria )

Strumaria gemmata Ker Gawl. ( Jewelled-flowered Strumaria )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1620, 1st February 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Moraea collina (Lesser equal-flowered Moraea), 1814

Moraea collina (Lesser equal-flowered Moraea), 1814
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1612, 1st January 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Virgilia capensis ( Vetch-leaved Virgilia )

Virgilia capensis ( Vetch-leaved Virgilia )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1590, 1st October 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Satyrium carneum, (Dryand. ) Sims ( Great-flowered Cape Satyrium')

Satyrium carneum, (Dryand. ) Sims ( Great-flowered Cape Satyrium')
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1512, 1st December 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Spraxis tricolor (Schneev. ) Ker Gawl. ( Three-coloured Spraxis )

Spraxis tricolor (Schneev. ) Ker Gawl. ( Three-coloured Spraxis )
original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1482, 1st August 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Trichonema speciosum, Ker Gawl. ( Crimson Trichonema )

Trichonema speciosum, Ker Gawl. ( Crimson Trichonema )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1476, 1st July 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The currently accepted plant name is Romulea speciosa

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe picta, Thunb. (Spotted-leaved Aloe)

Aloe picta, Thunb. (Spotted-leaved Aloe)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1323, 1st October 1810. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Amaryllis ornata (Cape Coast Lily), 1810

Amaryllis ornata (Cape Coast Lily), 1810
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1253, 1st January 1810. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This specimen is the Sierra Leone variety

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Scorzonera undulata, Vahl

Scorzonera undulata, Vahl
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6127, 1st October 1874. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crassula saxifraga Harv

Crassula saxifraga Harv
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6068, 1st November 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The specimen figured is from tubers collected in South Africa

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Adansonia digitata L. (Baobab or Upside-down tree)

Adansonia digitata L. (Baobab or Upside-down tree)
Watercolour, gouache and pencil field sketch on paper. Inscribed by Baines in pencil on recto The Big tree a M.... or Baobab at Marma Kahuwe Dec 29 1861 10am, T. Baines

Background imageBotanical Art 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 imageBotanical Art Collection: Lachenalia quadricolor, 1808

Lachenalia quadricolor, 1808
Illustration of Lachenalia quadricolor, commonly known as Cape cowslip. Watercolour on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1808. This is the original illustration painted for Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Iris xiphium, 1824 -1834

Iris xiphium, 1824 -1834
Illustration of Iris xiphium, commonly known as Spanish iris. Copperplate stipple-engraving illustrated by Pierre Joseph Redoute and engraved by Langlois, 1824 -1833

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Hyacinthus orientalis, 1827

Hyacinthus orientalis, 1827
Illustration of Hyacinthus orientalis, commonly known as hyacinth. Copperplate stipple-engraving, printed in colour, and hand-finished using watercolour by Pierre Joseph Redoute




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