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Botanical Illustration Collection (#3)

Background imageBotanical Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration Collection: Livistona humilis, 1823-53

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

Background imageBotanical Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration Collection: Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790

Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790
Illustration of Amaryllis belladonna, commonly known as belladonna lily or Jersey lily. Mounted watercolour on vellum by Peter Brown, 1760-1790

Background imageBotanical Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration 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 Illustration Collection: Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883

Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883
Illustration of Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 7; t. 669, p. 69

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888

Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888
Illustration of Rhynchostylis gigantea by A.H. Loch, 1888. Artwork from Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described by Frederick Sander and William Dallimore, volume 1, plate 22

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Phragmipedium longifolium (South American slipper orchid), 1873

Phragmipedium longifolium (South American slipper orchid), 1873
Lithograph from from La Belgique Horticole: Annales de Botanique et D horticulture, 1873; volume 23, plate 4

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862
Illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t.1

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Paphiopedilum niveum (Asian slipper orchid), 1883

Paphiopedilum niveum (Asian slipper orchid), 1883
Watercolour illustration of Paphiopedilum niveum by John Day, 26 April 1883. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 35, page 5

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894

Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894
Illustration of Ophrys apifera from Die Orchidaceen : Deutschlands, Deutschlands-Oesterreichs und der Schweiz, 1894; t. 31

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897

Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874

Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874
Illustration of Miltoniopsis vexillaria by Walter Hood Fitch from A Monograph of Odontoglossum by James Bateman, 1874; t. 29

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Maxillaria tenuifolia, 1839

Maxillaria tenuifolia, 1839
Illustration by Sarah Anne Drake, 1839. Artwork from Edwardss Botanical Register, volume 25, plate 8

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lycaste aromatica, 1827

Lycaste aromatica, 1827
Illustration of Lycaste aromatica by Robert Kaye Greville and engraved by Joseph Swan. Artwork from Exotic flora: containing figures and descriptions of new

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Laelia anceps, 1882-1897

Laelia anceps, 1882-1897
Illustration of Laelia anceps by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882-1897; t. 44

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1885-1906

Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1885-1906
Illustration of Disa uniflora by A Gossens pinx. from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; vol 2, t. 308

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841

Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841
Illustration of Disa Uniflora by Sarah Ann Drake, December 1841. Artwork from Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers, 1838 (1837-1842); t. 49

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Dendrobium nobile (Noble orchid), 1837

Dendrobium nobile (Noble orchid), 1837
Illustration of Dendrobium nobile by Sarah Ann Drake, 1 September 1837. Artwork from Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers, 1838 (1837-1842); t. 3

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877

Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Dendrobium bigibbum by John Day, 18 September 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 59

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849

Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849
Illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 5; p. 430

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907

Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907
Illustration of Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua from Dictionnaire Iconographique des Orchid├®es by Alfred Cogniaux, 1896-1907. Artwork from volume 11, plate 3

Background imageBotanical Illustration 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




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