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Botanical Art Collection (#14)

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aloe (Apicra) deltoidea, Hook. f

Aloe (Apicra) deltoidea, Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6071, 1st December 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Cultivated at Kew but there is no record of its introduction

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Linaria sagittata Hook. f

Linaria sagittata Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6060, 1st October 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Mesembryanthemum introrsum, Haworth

Mesembryanthemum introrsum, Haworth
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6057, 1st September 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of South Africa

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crassula profusa, Hook. f

Crassula profusa, Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6044, 1st July 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Drawn from seeds received and cultivated at Kew in 1871

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Primula verticillata, Forsk. var. simensis Hochst

Primula verticillata, Forsk. var. simensis Hochst
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6042, 1st July 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of Ethiopia

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Aeranthus arachnites, 1873

Aeranthus arachnites, 1873
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6034, 1st May 1873. The medium used is watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Zamioculcas boivinii, Dcne

Zamioculcas boivinii, Dcne
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6026, 1st April 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crocus salzmanni, Gay

Crocus salzmanni, Gay
Watercolour and pencil on paper. Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6000, 1st November 1872. J.D. Hooker brought bulbs of this species from Tangiers in 1870

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Pelargonium oblongatum, E. Meyer

Pelargonium oblongatum, E. Meyer
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5996, 1st October 1872. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Zamioculcas loddigesii Schott

Zamioculcas loddigesii Schott
Watercolour and pencil on paper. Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5985, 1st August 1872

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Megaclinium purpuratum Lindl

Megaclinium purpuratum Lindl
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5936 1st November 1871. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The specimen here figured flowered in the garden of T.B

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Ophrys speculum, 1870

Ophrys speculum, 1870
Watercolour and pencil on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1870. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 96, plate 5844

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Orchis foliosa, 1838

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791

Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791
Lactuca sativa, lettuce, from Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 4, 1791, Tab 594, t. 594

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Thymus vulgaris, 1792

Thymus vulgaris, 1792
Illustration of Thymus vulgaris, commonly known as thyme, from Icones Plantarum Medicinal by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1932, volume 5, plate 489

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Good King Henry

Good King Henry
Chenopodium bonus Henricus, Good King Henry. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Humulus lupulus, hop

Humulus lupulus, hop
Humulus lupulus. Hop, hops. Cannabaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab.183 T.183

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Spinacia oleracea, spinach

Spinacia oleracea, spinach
Spinacia oleracea. Spinach. Amaranthaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 198 T.198

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Nicotiana tabacum (Tobacco), 1847

Nicotiana tabacum (Tobacco), 1847
Illustration of Nicotiana tabacum, commonly known as tobacco. Illustration by J.J Grandville from Les Fleurs Animees, (The Flowers Personified), publ. Paris, 1847, volume 1, page 60-61

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1888

Vanilla planifolia, 1888
Fertilisation of Vanilla flower (Delteil). Kew Bull. 1888, p. 79

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia

Vanilla planifolia
Illustration from Darstellung und Beschreibung sämmtlicher in der Pharmacopoea borussica aufgeführten offizinellen Gewächse, etc. vol 3, plate 23a

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Anthericum pugioniforme Jacq. (Round-rooted Anthericum)

Anthericum pugioniforme Jacq. (Round-rooted Anthericum)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1454, 1st April 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Introduced from the Cape of Good Hope by Mr. Masson in 1793

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Dietes huttonii

Dietes huttonii
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6174, 1st July 1875. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Plant collected fom the eastern province of the Cape of good Hope




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