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Botanical Art Collection (#12)

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

Background imageBotanical Art 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 imageBotanical Art Collection: Dietes huttonii, 1875

Dietes huttonii, 1875
Current accepted plant name is Moraea huttonii, commonly known as moraea or Cape tulip. Watercolour and pencil on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875

Background imageBotanical Art 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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cuminum cyminum, 1789

Cuminum cyminum, 1789
Illustration of Cuminum cyminum, commonly known as cumin, from Icones Plantarum Medicinal by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, plate 192

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Large Flowering Sensitive Plant

Large Flowering Sensitive Plant. Mimosa pigra. Illustration from New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus by Robert J. Thornton, London, 1799, Publ. Dr. Thornton. Tab. 17 T.017

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Punica granatum, pomegranate

Punica granatum, pomegranate. Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 4, 1791, Tab. 376, t. 376

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Capsicum annuum, chilli

Capsicum annuum, chilli pepper. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887

Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887
Illustration of Cocos nucifera commonly known as coconut from Kohler; Kohlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, Plate 234

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tamarindus indica, 1887

Tamarindus indica, 1887
Tamarindus indica, commonly known as tamarind, Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, Plate 180

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Black truffle

Black truffle
Tuber melanosporum as Tuber cibarium. Black truffle, Perigord truffle, French black truffle. Illustration from Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms, London, 1797 - 1803 by James Sowerby

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: White truffle

White truffle
Tuber magnatum as Tuber album. White truffle or trifola d Alba. Illustration from Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms, London, 1797 - 1803 by James Sowerby. Vol. 3 - 1801 Tab. 310, t. 310

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Kale and Brussels Sprouts varieties

Kale and Brussels Sprouts varieties
A chromolithograph of Borecoles or Kale and Brussels Sprouts varieties. Source: Album Benary, 1876. Creator Ernst Benary (1819-1893)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Marianne North

Marianne North
Kew B2B Art: Marianne North

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1891

Vanilla planifolia, 1891
Hand painted lithograph of Vanilla planifolia by Matilda Smith, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 117, plate 7167

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1807

Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1807
Illustration of Vanilla planifolia from The Paradisus Londinensis, 1805-1807, volume 2; t.82

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1887

Vanilla planifolia, 1887
Illustration from K├Âhlers Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen, 1887. Artwork from volume 2, plate 12

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1808

Vanilla planifolia, 1808
Illustration from The Botanical Cabinet Consisting of Coloured Delineations of Plants, 1808. Artwork from volume 8 plate 733

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Trichosanthes heteroclita, R

Trichosanthes heteroclita, 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: Poa tenella, L

Poa tenella, L
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: Melica latifolia, R

Melica latifolia, 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: Cyperus alopercuroides, Rottb

Cyperus alopercuroides, Rottb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). Originally named C. glomeratus but name altered to C

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Arum bulbiferum, Roxb

Arum bulbiferum, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1816)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Arum campanulatum, Roxb

Arum campanulatum, Roxb
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: Arum margaritifer, Roxb

Arum margaritifer, Roxb
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: Arum sessiliflorum, Roxb

Arum sessiliflorum, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1715-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Pothos pinnata, Willd

Pothos pinnata, Willd
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: Dracaena atropurpurea, Roxb. (D. elliptica)

Dracaena atropurpurea, Roxb. (D. elliptica)
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: Dracaena maculata, R

Dracaena maculata, 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: Asparagus adscendens, R

Asparagus adscendens, R
Watercolour on paper, nop date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Asparagus racemosus, Willd

Asparagus racemosus, Willd
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: Dioscorea pentaphylla, Willd

Dioscorea pentaphylla, Willd
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: Morus alba, Willd. (White morus)

Morus alba, Willd. (White morus)
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: Lettsomia setosa Roxb

Lettsomia setosa Roxb
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Jasminum chrysanthemum, R. (Jasmine)

Jasminum chrysanthemum, R. (Jasmine)
Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In Flora Indica, Roxburgh notes that this species was found in Sirinagur by Watercolour on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Willughbeia edulis, R

Willughbeia edulis, 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: Luffa pentandra, Roxb

Luffa pentandra, Roxb
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: Luffa acutangula Roxb, 1795-1804

Luffa acutangula Roxb, 1795-1804
Watercolour on paper, 1795-1804. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Momordica mixta, Roxb

Momordica mixta, Roxb
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: Rosa chinensis

Rosa chinensis
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. In his Flora Indica, Roxburgh reports that this species is a native of China

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Senna glauca, R

Senna glauca, 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: Senna sumatrana, R

Senna sumatrana, 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: Indigofera coerulea, Roxb

Indigofera coerulea, Roxb
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: Indigofera violacea, R

Indigofera violacea, 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: Cassia rhombifolia, R

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




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