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Botanicals Collection (#6)

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Melissa officinalis, 1889

Melissa officinalis, 1889
Melissa officinalis, commonly known as lemon balm, from the Lamiaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, 1889, volume

Background imageBotanicals Collection: x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870

x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870
Watercolour and pencil on paper of x Disoselenicereus fulgidus by Walter Hood Fitch. Original illustration for Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5856, 1st September 1870

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, 1814

Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, 1814
Original illustration of Mesembryanthemum inclaudens, commonly known as never-closing fig marigold, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1663, 1st August 1814

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Morchella esculenta, c. 1915-45

Morchella esculenta, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Morchella esculenta, known as common or true morel, yellow morel or sponge morel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Trachycarpus fortunei, ca 1850

Trachycarpus fortunei, ca 1850
Illustration of Trachycarpus fortunei, commonly known as hemp palm, by unknown Chinese artist, Robert Fortune Collection, Kew, ca. 1850

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Eugeissona tristis, 1850

Eugeissona tristis, 1850
Illustration of Eugeissona tristis, commonly known as bertam or wild Bornean sago, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Iris xiphium, 1824 -1834

Iris xiphium, 1824 -1834
Illustration of Iris xiphium, commonly known as Spanish iris. Copperplate stipple-engraving illustrated by Pierre Joseph Redoute and engraved by Langlois, 1824 -1833

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cuminum cyminum, 1789

Cuminum cyminum, 1789
Illustration of Cuminum cyminum, commonly known as cumin, from Icones Plantarum Medicinal by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, plate 192

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Tamarindus indica, 1887

Tamarindus indica, 1887
Tamarindus indica, commonly known as tamarind, Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, Plate 180

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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




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