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Botanical Art Collection (#3)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878

Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878
Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India. Artist: Marianne North (1830 -1890)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Epidendrum vanille, 1774

Epidendrum vanille, 1774
Illustration of Epidendrum vanille, currently accepted as Vanilla mexicana. The illustration is from La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde by Nicolas Francois Regnault (1746-c.1810)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Theobroma cacao, 1887

Theobroma cacao, 1887
Chromolithograph print on paper of Theobroma cacao, showing cocoa pod and beans, from Kohler's Medicinal Plants, vol 2, plate 183, 1887

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887
Illustration of Trigonella foenum-graecum, commonly known as fenugreek, Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 189

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Capsicum annuum, 1887

Capsicum annuum, 1887
Illustration of Capsicum annuum, commonly known as peppers, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, plate 35

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Coriandrum sativum, 1887

Coriandrum sativum, 1887
Illustration of Coriandrum sativum, commonly known as coriander, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 1, plate 45

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Sinapis alba, 1887

Sinapis alba, 1887
Sinapis alba, commonly known as white mustard, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, vol 3, plate 276

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887

Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887
Illustration of Myristica fragrans, commonly known as nutmeg. from Köhlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, plate 125

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1858-1863

Vanilla planifolia, 1858-1863
Illustration from Darstellung und Beschreibung sämmtlicher in der Pharmacopoea borussica aufgeführten offizinellen Gewächse, 1858-1863, volume 3, plate 23b

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cerbera manghas

Cerbera manghas - Koehlers " Medizinal Pflanzen"

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Licuala peltata, ca 1800

Licuala peltata, ca 1800
Watercolour on paper of Licuala peltata, commonly known as fan palm by unknown Indian artist commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c.1800

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Dioscorea aculeata, Roxb

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Heliconia buccinata, Roxb

Heliconia buccinata, 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: Jonesia asoca, R

Jonesia asoca, 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: Erica primuloides ( Cowslip Heath )

Erica primuloides ( Cowslip Heath )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1548, 1st May 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Haemanthus quadrivalvis Jacq. ( Hairy-leaved Scarlet Haemanthus')

Haemanthus quadrivalvis Jacq. ( Hairy-leaved Scarlet Haemanthus')
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1523, 1st January 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Stapelia olivacea, 1876

Stapelia olivacea, 1876
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6212, 1st February, 1876. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Sent to Kew by H.E

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Senecio macroglossus DC

Senecio macroglossus DC
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6149, 1st February 1875. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Cultivated at Kew from seeds sent by Mr Sanderson in 1868

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Stapelia corderoyi, Hook. f

Stapelia corderoyi, Hook. f
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6082, 1st February 1874. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crinum x powellii, 1890

Crinum x powellii, 1890
Illustration of Crinum x powellii, commonly known as swamp lily or Powell s, illustrated by Henry George Moon, 25th January 1890

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lilium henryi, 1891

Lilium henryi, 1891
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 117, plate 7177

Background imageBotanical Art 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 imageBotanical Art Collection: Schlumbergera truncata, 1866

Schlumbergera truncata, 1866
Illustration of Schlumbergera truncata, commonly known as Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, holiday cactus, 1866. Artwork from La Belgique Horticole by Edouard Morren, volume 16, plate 257

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Fritillaria meleagris, 1880-1888

Fritillaria meleagris, 1880-1888
Illustration of Fritillaria meleagris, commonly known as snake s-head fritillary. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1880-1888. Artwork from Flora von Deutschland (revised by Dr)

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Muscari szovitsianum, 1886

Muscari szovitsianum, 1886
Current accepted plant name is Muscari armeniacum, commonly known as grape hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1886

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lyreleaf nightshade with green berries (Solanum lyratum Thunb), 1828

Lyreleaf nightshade with green berries (Solanum lyratum Thunb), 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lyreleaf nightshade with red berries (Solanum lyratum Thunb)

Lyreleaf nightshade with red berries (Solanum lyratum Thunb), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Japanese Golden Ray Lily (Lilium auratum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Japanese Golden Ray Lily (Lilium auratum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tiger lily (Lilium tigrinum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Tiger lily (Lilium tigrinum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Siberian lily ( Lilium pensylvanicum Fulgens ), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Siberian lily ( Lilium pensylvanicum Fulgens ), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Clematis (Clematis florida), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Clematis (Clematis florida), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Yuzu, (Citrus junos), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Yuzu, (Citrus junos), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855

Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Tuber melanosporum, also known as truffle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Punica granatum, 1791

Punica granatum, 1791
Illustration of Punica granatum, commonly known as pomegranate, from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Ritter von Plenck, 1791. Illustration from volume 4, plate 376

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Prunus domestica, 1820

Prunus domestica, 1820
Illustration of Prunus domestica, commonly known as plum or European plum from Europas Medicinische Flora by Alois Sterler and Johann Nepomuck Mayerhoffer, 1820

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Feijoa sellowiana, 1898

Feijoa sellowiana, 1898
Illustration of Feijoa sellowiana commonly known as pineapple guava or feijoa, by Matilda Smith, 1898. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 124, plate 7620

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Passiflora edulis, 1818

Passiflora edulis, 1818
Illustration of Passiflora edulis, commonly known as passion fruit or purple granadilla, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1989

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Citrus x limon, 1846

Citrus x limon, 1846
Illustration of Citrus x limon, commonly known as lemon, from Pomologie Francaise vol 2 by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vitis vinifera, 1846

Vitis vinifera, 1846
Illustration of Vitis vinifera, commonly known as grape vine or cultivated grape, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Vaccinium macrocarpon, 1871

Vaccinium macrocarpon, 1871
Illustration of Vaccinium macrocarpon, commonly known as cranberry or American cranberry from Gartenflora by Eduard von Regel, 1871

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Alkekengi officinarum, 1854

Alkekengi officinarum, 1854
Illustration of Alkekengi officinarum, commonly known as Chinese lantern, physalis or bladder cherry from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe, 1854

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Hypholoma acutum, 1803

Hypholoma acutum, 1803
Illustration of Hypholoma acutum from Coloured Figures or English Fungi or Mushroom by James Sowerby, 1797 - 1815

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen

Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen
Illustration by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789, from Descriptio et adumbratio plantarum e classe cryptogamica Linnaei quae lichenes dicuntur by G. F. Hoffmann, 1790-1801

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Ramalina sp. 1789

Ramalina sp. 1789
Illustration possibly of Ramalina species commonly known as strap or cartilage lichen by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789. Artwork from Descriptio et Adumbratio Plantarum e Classe Cryptogamica Linnaei

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815

Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Stropharia aeruginosa, commonly known as verdigris roundhead mushroom from from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Art 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




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