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Flowerhead Collection

Background imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead Collection: Spider Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Spider Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Dracula chimaera (Vampire orchid), 1882-1897

Dracula chimaera (Vampire orchid), 1882-1897
Illustration of Dracula chimaera by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882- 1897; t. 203

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Iris (Iris sanguinea), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Iris (Iris sanguinea), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Poppy (Papaver), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Poppy (Papaver), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Rhododendron Dalhousiae (frontispiece), 1849

Rhododendron Dalhousiae (frontispiece), 1849
Frontispiece of a Rhododendron dalhousieae Hook. f. in its native locality, 1849

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794

Allium sphaerocephalon, 1794
Illustration of Allium sphaerocephalon, commonly known as ornamental onion. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1794. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 7, plate 251

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Allium senescens, 1808

Allium senescens, 1808
Illustration of Allium senescens, commonly known as ornamental onion. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1808. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 29, plate 1150

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849

Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849
Illustration of Dendrobium kingianum engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 12, 1834-1849

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1876

Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1876
Watercolour illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid) by John Day, 12 June 1876. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 19, page 57

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Coelogyne cristata, 1877

Coelogyne cristata, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Coelogyne cristata by John Day, 19 January 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 20, page 69

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1846

Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1846
Illustration of Vanilla planifolia from Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung Der in Der Arzneykunde Gebr├ñuchlichen Gew├ñchse : Wie Auch Aolcher, Welche mit Inhen Verwechselt Werden K├Ânnen

Background imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead Collection: Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897

Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897
Illustration of Zygopetalum mackayi from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Vanda coerulea (Blue vanda), 1862

Vanda coerulea (Blue vanda), 1862
Illustration of Vanda coerulea by Walter Hood Fitch, 1862. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t. 18

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906

Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906
Illustration of Rhynchostylis retusa by Pieter de Pannemaeker. Artwork from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; volume 15, plate 691

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883

Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883
Illustration of Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 19; p. 40-41

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Prosthechea cochleata (aka. Cockleshell orchid, black orchid, clamshell orchid, octopus orchid)

Prosthechea cochleata (aka. Cockleshell orchid, black orchid, clamshell orchid, octopus orchid), 1802-1816
Illustration of Prosthechea cochleata by Pierre Joseph Redout├®, 1802-1816. Artwork from Les Liliac├®es, volume 6, plate 346

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1864

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1864
Watercolour illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by John Day, 9 March 1864. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 7, page 58

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1886

Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1886
Illustration of Ophrys apifera from Flora von Deutschland : Österreich und der Schweiz in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus, 1886. Artwork from volume 1, plate 148

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Cymbidium lowianum, 1882-1897

Cymbidium lowianum, 1882-1897
Illustration of Cymbidium lowianum from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1882-1897; t. 471

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Clematis (Clematis florida), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Clematis (Clematis florida), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageFlowerhead Collection: Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants

Background imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead Collection: Maxillaria tenuifolia, 1839

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

Background imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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 imageFlowerhead 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




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