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Engraving Collection

Background imageEngraving Collection: Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)

Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)
Hand coloured engraving, c.1838; plate XVII from Vol.3 of Reichenbachs Icones florae germanicae et helveticae... (1834-1914)

Background imageEngraving Collection: A View of the Wilderness with the Alhambra, the Pagoda and the

A View of the Wilderness with the Alhambra, the Pagoda and the
Illustration from William Chambers 1763 publication, Plans, elevations, sections, and perspective views of the gardens and buildings at Kew in Surry. Engraving on paper

Background imageEngraving Collection: Ficus carica

Ficus carica or commonly known as common fig. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab 181 T. 181

Background imageEngraving Collection: Stapelia Maculosa (Spotted-Flowered Stapelia), 1816

Stapelia Maculosa (Spotted-Flowered Stapelia), 1816
Hand-coloured engraving by unknown artist was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine, Vol. 43, Plate 1548, 1813. Illustration is made with watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageEngraving Collection: Corylus avellana, hazel

Corylus avellana, hazel
Corylus avellana. Common hazel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 163 T. 163

Background imageEngraving Collection: Carl von Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and taxonomist

Carl von Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and taxonomist
Line and stipple engraving of Carl Linnaeus by Charles Edward Wagstaff, after Magnus Hallman Stipple.Linnaeus wears the Swedish Order of the Polar Star

Background imageEngraving 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 imageEngraving 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 imageEngraving Collection: Beure d amboise, Poiteau

Beure d amboise, Poiteau
Hand coloured engraving of a Pyrus species, Beure d amboise, commonly known as pear from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageEngraving Collection: Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812

Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812
Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis, commonly known as breadfruit. Illustration made on hand-coloured copper engraving on laid-paper from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob

Background imageEngraving Collection: A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880

A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880
A cinchona forest in Latin America, from Illustrated Travels: A Record of Discovery, Geography, and Adventure, edited by H.W. Bates, 1880

Background imageEngraving Collection: Cyclamen hederifolium, 1838

Cyclamen hederifolium, 1838
Illustration of Cyclamen hederifolium, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1838

Background imageEngraving Collection: Paphiopedilum insigne (Asian slipper orchid), 1835

Paphiopedilum insigne (Asian slipper orchid), 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by M. Curtis, 1835. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 62, plate 3412. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring

Background imageEngraving Collection: Cucumis sativus, cucumber

Cucumis sativus, cucumber. Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 7, 1803. Tab. 698 t. 698

Background imageEngraving 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 imageEngraving Collection: Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889

Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889
Illustration of lavender, currently accepted plant Lavandula angustifolia subsp. angustifolia. from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 4, 1889

Background imageEngraving Collection: Foeniculum officinale, fennel

Foeniculum officinale, fennel
Foeniculum officinale as Foeniculum vulgare, commonly known as sweet fennel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 3, 1888

Background imageEngraving Collection: Allium cepa, onion

Allium cepa, onion
Allium cepa. Onion. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 1, 1886. Tab. 124 T.124

Background imageEngraving Collection: Pierre Joseph Redout├®

Pierre Joseph Redout├®
Portrait of the Botanical artist, P.J.Redoute

Background imageEngraving 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 imageEngraving Collection: Large Flowering Sensitive Plant

Large Flowering Sensitive Plant. Mimosa pigra. Illustration from New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus by Robert J. Thornton, London, 1799, Publ. Dr. Thornton. Tab. 17 T.017

Background imageEngraving Collection: Victor Lemoine c. 1899

Victor Lemoine c. 1899
Victor Lemoine 1823 - 1911 c.1899. Portrait of Victor Lemoine Revue Horticole (1912). Victor Lemoine was a French hybridist plant breeder and nurseryman

Background imageEngraving Collection: Humulus lupulus, hop

Humulus lupulus, hop
Humulus lupulus. Hop, hops. Cannabaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab.183 T.183

Background imageEngraving Collection: Spinacia oleracea, spinach

Spinacia oleracea, spinach
Spinacia oleracea. Spinach. Amaranthaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 198 T.198



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