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Botanical Art Collection (#13)

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)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Caesalpinia tortuosa, R

Caesalpinia tortuosa, 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: Abrus precatorius, Willd

Abrus precatorius, Willd
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In his Flora Indica

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mangifera sylvatica, R

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vitis latifolia, R

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Oxalis sensitiva, Willd

Oxalis sensitiva, 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: Hibiscus longifolius, Willd

Hibiscus longifolius, 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: Nymphaea lotus, Willd

Nymphaea lotus, 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: Aerides affine, 1838

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Calanthe plantaginea, 1838

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aerides quinquevulnera, 1838

Aerides quinquevulnera, 1838
Original drawing for plate XXX in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Oncidium sanguineum, 1838

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Stanhopea wardii, 1838

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crytopodium punctatum, 1838

Crytopodium punctatum, 1838
Original drawing for plate XII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Galeandra devoniana, 1838

Galeandra devoniana, 1838
Original drawing for plate XXXVII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Erica conspicua [Soland. ]

Erica conspicua [Soland. ]
Hand coloured engraving on paper. Engraved by Mackenzie after watercolour by Bauer. No date

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mesembryanthemum acinaciforme L. (Scimitar-leaved Fig-Marigold)

Mesembryanthemum acinaciforme L. (Scimitar-leaved Fig-Marigold)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5539, 1st October 1865. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Erica fastigiata, L. (Walkers Heath)

Erica fastigiata, L. (Walkers Heath)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, plate 2084, 2nd August 1819. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope and, according to J

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Pharnaceum incanum, L. ( Hoary Pharnaceum )

Pharnaceum incanum, L. ( Hoary Pharnaceum )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1883, 1st February 1817. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Helichrysum splendens, Sims (Shining Helichrysum)

Helichrysum splendens, Sims (Shining Helichrysum)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1773, 1st November 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Echium fruticosum, Jacq. (Œ. ) minor ( Lesser shrubby Viper s-Bu

Echium fruticosum, Jacq. (Œ. ) minor ( Lesser shrubby Viper s-Bu
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1772, 1st November 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lachenalia quadricolor (Œ. ) lutea ( Spotted-leaved Yellow Lache

Lachenalia quadricolor (Œ. ) lutea ( Spotted-leaved Yellow Lache
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1704, 1st February 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Albuca viridiflora, Jacq. ( Grass-green Albuca )

Albuca viridiflora, Jacq. ( Grass-green Albuca )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1656, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Erica togata ( Large-Cupped Heath )

Erica togata ( Large-Cupped Heath )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine published as plate 1626, 1st May 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Haemanthus rotundifolius, Ker Gawl. ( Round-leaved Bloodflower )

Haemanthus rotundifolius, Ker Gawl. ( Round-leaved Bloodflower )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1618, 1st February 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lachnaea purpurea, Andrews ( Purple-flowered Lachnaea )

Lachnaea purpurea, Andrews ( Purple-flowered Lachnaea )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1594, 1st November 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species was introduced to England by George Hibbert, Esq

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tritonia capensis Ker Gawl. (Œ. ) minor Ker Gawl. ( Lesser Trump

Tritonia capensis Ker Gawl. (Œ. ) minor Ker Gawl. ( Lesser Trump
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1531, 1st February 1813. Mr Griffin received some bulbs in the spring of 1812 from the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Watsonia marginata var. minor, 1813

Watsonia marginata var. minor, 1813
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1530, 1st February 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Galaxia ovata Thunb. (Œ. ) purpurea Ker Gawl. ( Purple-flowered

Galaxia ovata Thunb. (Œ. ) purpurea Ker Gawl. ( Purple-flowered
riginal illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1516, 1st December 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lobelia speculum ( Looking-glass Lobelia )

Lobelia speculum ( Looking-glass Lobelia )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, Vol. 36, Plate 1499, in 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope. Current accepted plant name is Monopsis debilis

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lobelia unidentata

Lobelia unidentata
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1484, 1st August 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper....drawing taken from one communicated by Mr

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Gladiolus trichonemifolius, Ker. Gawl. ( Trichonema-Leaved Cornf

Gladiolus trichonemifolius, Ker. Gawl. ( Trichonema-Leaved Cornf
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1483, 1st August 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Septas globiflora ( Globe-Flowered Septas )

Septas globiflora ( Globe-Flowered Septas )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1472, 1st June 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Raised from seed by Knight at the Exotic Nursery, Chelsea

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Scilla brevifolia ( Rootsheathed Cape Squill )

Scilla brevifolia ( Rootsheathed Cape Squill )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, plate 1468, 1st June 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Discovered on the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe spiralis L

Aloe spiralis L
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1455, 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of Africa; cultivated by Sherrard, at Eltham, and by Miller

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe albicans, Haw

Aloe albicans, Haw
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1452, 1st March 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tiglochin bulbosum ( Boulbous-rooted Arrow Grass )

Tiglochin bulbosum ( Boulbous-rooted Arrow Grass )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1445, 1st February 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Introduced from the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe depressa, Haw. (Short-leaved perfoliate Aloe)

Aloe depressa, Haw. (Short-leaved perfoliate Aloe)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1332, 1st November 1810. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope, blooms in the summer

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe rhodacantha, DC. (Red-spined Glaucous Aloe)

Aloe rhodacantha, DC. (Red-spined Glaucous Aloe)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1278, 1st April, 1810. Watercolour and pencil on paper. A native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Dissotis irvingiana, Hook. f

Dissotis irvingiana, Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5149, 1st November 1859. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of Western Tropical Africa. W.J

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Bryophyllum proliferum, Bowie ex Hook

Bryophyllum proliferum, Bowie ex Hook
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5147, 1st November 1859. Watercolour and pencil on paper. From the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Gamolepis euriopoides, DC

Gamolepis euriopoides, DC
Published illustration, plate 6249 from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1876. Hand-coloured lithograph. This species was raised at Kew from seed sent by Mr Tuck of the Grahamstown botanic garden in 1868

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Eranthemum hypocrateriforme, Br. ex Roem. & Sch

Eranthemum hypocrateriforme, Br. ex Roem. & Sch
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6181, 1st August 1875. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of tropical western Africa

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Dracaena smithii, Baker ex Hook. f

Dracaena smithii, Baker ex Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6169, 1st. June 1875. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mesembryanthemum truncatellum, Haw

Mesembryanthemum truncatellum, Haw
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6077, 1st January 1874. Watercolour and pencil on paper. From a plant sent to Kew which flowered in October 1873




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