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Botanical Illustration Collection (#8)

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ornithogalum nutans, 1794

Ornithogalum nutans, 1794
Illustration of Ornithogalum nutans, commonly known as drooping star-of-Bethlehem. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1794

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Puschkinia scilloides, 1821

Puschkinia scilloides, 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1821. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 48, plate 2244. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Brodiaea ixioides, 1823

Brodiaea ixioides, 1823
Current accepted plant name is Leucocoryne ixioides, commonly known as glory of the sun. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1823

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Leucojum vernum, 1818

Leucojum vernum, 1818
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper engraved by Weddell Sc, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1993

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Iris reticulata, 1866

Iris reticulata, 1866
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5577

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Fritillaria graeca, 1858

Fritillaria graeca, 1858
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1858. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 84, plate 5052

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Gladiolus papilio, 1866

Gladiolus papilio, 1866
Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5565. This is a Cape species and was received at Kew, in 1861, from D. Arnot of Colesberg. It has also been found by W

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eremurus aurantiacus, 1890

Eremurus aurantiacus, 1890
Current accepted plant name is Eremurus stenophyllus, commonly known as foxtail lily or desert candle. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1890

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Erythronium hendersonii, 1888

Erythronium hendersonii, 1888
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1888. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 114, plate 7017

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eucomis bicolor, 1885

Eucomis bicolor, 1885
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1885. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 111, plate 6816

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eremurus spectabilis, 1855

Eremurus spectabilis, 1855
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1855. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 81, plate 4870

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Brodiaea coccinea, 1870

Brodiaea coccinea, 1870
Current accepted plant name is Dichelostemma ida-maia, commonly known as firecracker flower. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1870

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Crocus speciosus, 1841

Crocus speciosus, 1841
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Herbert, 1841. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 67, plate 3861

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Crocus chrysanthus, 1875

Crocus chrysanthus, 1875
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 101, plate 6162

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Colchicum speciosum, 1874

Colchicum speciosum, 1874
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1874. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 100, plate 6078

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calochortus elegans, 1872

Calochortus elegans, 1872
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1872. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 98, plate 5976

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lilium giganteum, 1852

Lilium giganteum, 1852
Current accepted plant name is Cardiocrinum giganteum, commonly known as giant lily, giant Himalyan lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1852

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tropaeolum speciosum, 1847

Tropaeolum speciosum, 1847
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1847. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 73, plate 4323

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tropaeolum azureum, 1843

Tropaeolum azureum, 1843
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1843. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 69, plate 3985

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tropaeolum tricolor, 1832

Tropaeolum tricolor, 1832
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1832. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 59, plate 3169

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Arum italicum, 1823

Arum italicum, 1823
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1823. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 50, plate 2432. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Arisaema ringens, 1861

Arisaema ringens, 1861
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1861. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 87, plate 5267

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Brodiaea grandiflora, 1829

Brodiaea grandiflora, 1829
Current accepted plant name is Brodiaea coronaria, commonly known as cluster lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Hooker, 1829

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953

Fritillaria oxypetala, 1953
Current accepted plant name is Lilium oxypetalum. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1853. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 79, plate 4731

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Muscari paradoxum, 1903

Muscari paradoxum, 1903
Current accepted plant name is Bellavalia paradoxa. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1903. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 129, plate 7873

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Masdevallia hybrids, 1882

Masdevallia hybrids, 1882
Lithograph by P Stroobant, 1882. Artwork from La Belgique horticole: annales de botanique et d horticulture, volume 32, plate 3

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Habenaria medusa, 1885-1906

Habenaria medusa, 1885-1906
Illustration of Habenaria medusa by C. De Bruyne from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; vol 17, t. 783

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cuitlauzina pendula, 1878

Cuitlauzina pendula, 1878
Illustration of Cuitlauzina pendula by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1878; t. 28

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883

Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883
Illustration of Cuitlauzina pendula from Flore des Serres et Des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883; vol. 6: p. 307

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883

Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883
Illustration of Calanthe vestita, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, vol. 13, page 32-33

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849

Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849
Illustration of Vanda ampullacea engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 13, 1834-1849

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Barkeria spectabilis, 1877

Barkeria spectabilis, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Barkeria spectabilis by John Day, 19 June 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 1

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Honzo Zufu, 1821- 1828

Honzo Zufu, 1821- 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1821- 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cinchona officinalis, 1869

Cinchona officinalis, 1869
Cinchona officinalis, from The Quinology of the East Indian Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cinchona calisaya, 1862

Cinchona calisaya, 1862
Cinchona calisaya (formerly C. peruviana), from Illustrations of the Nueva Quinologia of Pavon by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1862

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lilium martagon, 1610

Lilium martagon, 1610
Watercolour illustration of the Lilium martagon commonly known as Turks cap lily. Drawing number 220 by Sebastian Schedel, 1610

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Iris xiphium variété, 1824 -1833

Iris xiphium variété, 1824 -1833
Illustration of Iris xiphium, commonly known as Spanish iris. Copperplate stipple-engraving illustrated by Pierre Joseph Redoute and engraved by Langlois, 1824 -1833

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Colchicum autumnale, 1887

Colchicum autumnale, 1887
Coloured plate of Colchicum autumnale, commonly known as meadow saffron, naked ladies or autumn crocus, 1887. Artwork from K├Âhlers Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Allium nigrum, 1808

Allium nigrum, 1808
Illustration of Allium nigrum, commonly known as ornamental onion. Watercolour and pencil on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1808. Original artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 29, plate 1148

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Galanthus elwesii, 1875

Galanthus elwesii, 1875
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 101, plate 6166

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897

Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Verbascum thapsus, 1737-39

Verbascum thapsus, 1737-39
Verbascum thapsus, commonly known as mullein or the great mullein by Elizabeth Blackwell. Print from A Curious Herbal, 1737-39, plate 3

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Gladiolus x brenchleyensis

Gladiolus x brenchleyensis Plate 123 from Robinsons " The English Flower Garden" (1883); also shown are Geum montanum; Gllenia trifoliata; Gladiolus ramosus; Gladiolus colvelli

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Davidia involucrata, 1912

Davidia involucrata, 1912
Illustration of Davidia involucrata var. Vilmoriniana by Matilda Smith, 1912. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 138, plate 7283

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Aubergine

Aubergine
Melanzana fructu pallido, Hortus Eystettensis, Vol. 2, 1613, Basilius Besler. Aubergine or eggplant

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887

Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887
Illustration of Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 167

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Thymus vulgaris, 1887

Thymus vulgaris, 1887
Illustration of Thymus vulgaris, commonly known as thyme, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 185




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