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Botanical Art Collection (#4)

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

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Amanita phalloides, 1944

Amanita phalloides, 1944
Illustration of of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, 1944

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45

Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinus comatus commonly known as shaggy ink cap, lawyers wig or shaggy mane by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45

Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Macrolepiota procera, commonly known as parasol mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798

Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, commonly known as common ink cap from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Opuntia tuna, 1848

Opuntia tuna, 1848
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Teast Edwards, 1848. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 38, plate 1557

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Parodia ottonis, 1842

Parodia ottonis, 1842
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1842. Current accepted plant name is Parodia ottonis, commonly known as Indian head cactus

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Chamaedorea linearis, 1823-53

Chamaedorea linearis, 1823-53
Illustration of Chamaedorea linearis commonly known as, whale tail palm from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Iriartea deltoidea, 1823-53

Iriartea deltoidea, 1823-53
Illustration of Iriartea deltoidea, commonly known as bombona, pambil, pona palm, from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Livistona inermis, 1823-53

Livistona inermis, 1823-53
Illustration of Livistona inermis from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Coccothrinax barbadensis, 1878

Coccothrinax barbadensis, 1878
Illustration of Coccothrinax barbadensis, commonly known as latanier balai by Pieter de Pannemaeker, from Les Palmiers by Oswald Charles Eugene Marie Ghislain de Kerchove de Denterghem, 1878

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1869

Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, 1869
Cinchona calisaya var. ledgeriana, from The Quinology of the East Indian Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cinchona anglica, 1869

Cinchona anglica, 1869
Cinchona anglica, a hybrid form that evolved in the Indian plantations. From The Quinology of the East Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tigridia pavonia, 1802-1816

Tigridia pavonia, 1802-1816
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Pierre-Joseph Redoute, 1802-1816. Artwork from Les Liliac?(C)es, volume 1, plate 6

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, 1872

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, 1872
Illustration of Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, commonly known as Chilean blue crocus or Chilean crocus, from Gartenflora by Eduard von Regel, 1872; volume 21, plate 718, page 104-105

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Scilla bifolia, 1804

Scilla bifolia, 1804
Illustration of Scilla bifolia, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Romulea bulbocodium, 1834-1843

Romulea bulbocodium, 1834-1843
Illustration of Romulea bulbocodium, commonly known as Mediterranean romulea. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Isaac Hugh Russell, 1834-1843

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Nectaroscordum siculum, 1836

Nectaroscordum siculum, 1836
Illustration of Nectaroscordum siculum, current accepted plant name Allium siculum, commonly known Sicilan honey garlic, Sicilian honey lily or Mediterranean bells

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Narcissus papyraceus, 1806

Narcissus papyraceus, 1806
Illustration of Narcissus papyraceus, commonly known as paper-white narcissus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Sydenham Edwards, volume 24, plate 947

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Narcissus minor, 1787

Narcissus minor, 1787
Illustration of Narcissus minor, commonly known as daffodil or wild daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 6

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Leucojum aestivum, 1770

Leucojum aestivum, 1770
Illustration of Leucojum aestivum, commonly known as snowflake, spring snowflake, summer snowflake or Lodden lily. Artwork from Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicae or known as Flora Danica by Georg

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806

Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806
Illustration of Hyacinthus orientalis, commonly known as hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 937

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Gladiolus x byzantinus, 1805

Gladiolus x byzantinus, 1805
Illustration of Gladiolus x byzantinus, commonly known as star of gladiolus or sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1805

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Gladiolus communis, 1790

Gladiolus communis, 1790
Illustration of Gladiolus communis, commonly known as star of gladiolus, sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1790

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Fritillaria imperialis, 1805-1816

Fritillaria imperialis, 1805-1816
Illustration of Fritillaria imperialis commonly known as crown imperial, illustrated by Pierre Joseph Redout├®, 1805-1816. Artwork from Les Liliac├®es, volume 3, plate 131

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cyclamen coum, 1787

Cyclamen coum, 1787
Illustration of Cyclamen coum, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by James Sowerby, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 4

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Cyclamen hederifolium, 1807

Cyclamen hederifolium, 1807
Illustration of Cyclamen hederifolium, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1807

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, 1882

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, 1882
Illustration of Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, commonly known as montbretia. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Edouard Godard, 1882

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Amaryllis belladonna, 1804

Amaryllis belladonna, 1804
Illustration of Amaryllis belladonna, commonly known as belladonna lily or Jersey lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Agapanthus africanus, 1800

Agapanthus africanus, 1800
Illustration of Agapanthus africanus, commonly known as African lily, lily of the Nile or blue lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1800

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883

Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883
Current accepted plant name is Hippeastrum sp. commonly known as amaryllis. Hand-finished lithograph from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883, volume 16

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Tulbaghia violacea, 1837

Tulbaghia violacea, 1837
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1837. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 64, plate 3555

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Chionodoxa luciliae, 1879

Chionodoxa luciliae, 1879
Current accepted plant name is Scilla luciliae, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1879

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Nerine bowdenii, 1907

Nerine bowdenii, 1907
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1807. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 113, plate 8117

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Brassia verrucosa (Spider orchid), 1879

Brassia verrucosa (Spider orchid), 1879
Watercolour illustration of Barkeria spectabilis by John Day, 22 November 1879. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 26, page 1

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866

Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866
Watercolour illustration of Anguloa clowesii by John Day, 4 August 1866. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, vol 5, p. 11. Accompanying notes state that the specimen was " from a plant imported

Background imageBotanical Art Collection: Dipteracanthus spectabilis

Dipteracanthus spectabilis by Walter Hood Fitch, plate 4494, vol 76, 1850. Current accepted plant name is Ruellia spectabilis

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

Wheel lily (Lilium medeoloides), 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: Wild garlic (Allium thunbergii), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Wild garlic (Allium thunbergii), 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: White basil (Ocimum basilicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

White basil (Ocimum basilicum), 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: White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) 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: Endive (Cichorium endivia), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Endive (Cichorium endivia), 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: Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla var serrata) and Clerodendron, (Clerodendron trichotomum)

Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla var serrata) and Clerodendron, (Clerodendron trichotomum)
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: Hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata var. japonica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata var. japonica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1835-44. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal




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