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Curtiss Collection

Background imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss Collection: Allium giganteum, 1885

Allium giganteum, 1885
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1885. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 111, plate 6828

Background imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss Collection: Gladiolus italicus, 1804

Gladiolus italicus, 1804
Illustration of Gladiolus italicus, commonly known as Italian gladiolus, field gladiolus or common sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss Collection: Trillium erectum, ca. 1807

Trillium erectum, ca. 1807
" Original illustration by Sydenham Edwards, ca. 1807. This artwork was used in Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1807; volume 26, plate 1027

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790

Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790
Illustration of Narcissus bulbocodium, commonly known as hoop petticoat daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James Sowerby, 1790

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Moraea tricuspidata, 1804

Moraea tricuspidata, 1804
Illustration of Moraea tricuspidata, commonly known as moraea or Cape tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Leucojum aestivum, 1809

Leucojum aestivum, 1809
Illustration of Leucojum aestivum, commonly known as snowflake, spring snowflake, summer snowflake or Lodden lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1809

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803

Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803
Illustration of Lachenalia bulbifera, commonly known as Cape cowslip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1803. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 16, plate 590

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Ixia polystachya, 1805

Ixia polystachya, 1805
Illustration of Ixia polystachya, commonly known as African corn lily, corn lily or wandflower. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, June 1st 1805

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Eucomis comosa, 1813

Eucomis comosa, 1813
Illustration of Eucomis comosa, commonly known as pineapple lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1813. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 37, plate 1539

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Erythronium dens-canis, 1787

Erythronium dens-canis, 1787
Illustration of Erythronium dens-canis, commonly known as dog s-tooth violet, trout lily or glacier lily. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Eranthis hyemalis, 1787

Eranthis hyemalis, 1787
Illustration of Eranthis hyemalis, commonly known as winter aconite. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 3

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838

Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838
Illustration of Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, commonly known as garden nasturtium. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Clara Maria Pope, 1838

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Roscoea humeana, 1824

Roscoea humeana, 1824
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1824. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 151, plate 9075

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Roscoea purpurea, 1852

Roscoea purpurea, 1852
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1852. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 78, plate 4630

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Scilla amoenula, 1823

Scilla amoenula, 1823
Current accepted plant name is Scilla siberica subsp. siberica, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1823

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Amaryllis lutea, 1795

Amaryllis lutea, 1795
Current accepted plant name is Sternbergia lutea, commonly known as winter daffodil or fall daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1895

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Milla uniflora, 1834

Milla uniflora, 1834
Current accepted plant name is Ipheion uniflorum, commonly known as Tristagma uniflorum, spring starflower or springstar. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James MacNab, 1834

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Tritonia rosea, 1893

Tritonia rosea, 1893
Current accepted plant name is Tritonia disticha. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1893. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 119, plate 7280

Background imageCurtiss Collection: Tulipa gregii, 1875

Tulipa gregii, 1875
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 101, plate 6177

Background imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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 imageCurtiss 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




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