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Hand Coloured Collection

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured Collection: Parodia ottonis, 1842

Parodia ottonis, 1842
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1842. Current accepted plant name is Parodia ottonis, commonly known as Indian head cactus

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured Collection: Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806

Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806
Illustration of Hyacinthus orientalis, commonly known as hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 937

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured Collection: Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850

Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1850. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 76, plate 4498

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Copiapoa marginata, 1851

Copiapoa marginata, 1851
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1851. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 77, plate 4562. Current accepted plant name is Copiapoa marginata

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828

Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2820. Current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis alata

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Pilosocereus royenii, 1832

Pilosocereus royenii, 1832
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1832. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 59, plate 3125

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Echinocereus scheeri, 1906

Echinocereus scheeri, 1906
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1906. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 132, plate 8096. Current accepted plant name is Echinocereus scheeri

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909

Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836

Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1836. Current accepted plant name is Leuenbergeria bleo, commonly known as rose cactus or leaf cactus

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Echinopsis oxygona, 1835

Echinopsis oxygona, 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1835. Current accepted plant name is Echinopsis oxygona, commonly known as pink Easter lily cactus

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1919. The current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis amazonica. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 145, plate 8799

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Pereskia aculeata, 1890

Pereskia aculeata, 1890
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pereskia aculeata by Matilda Smith, 1890. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 116, plate 7147

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873

Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pelecyphora aselliformis, commonly known as hatchet cactus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1873

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701

Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701
Hand-coloured engraving of Mammillaria mammillaris, commonly known as woolly nipple cactus, from Horti medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam Orientalis by Johannes Commelin, 1697-1701

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850

Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850
Lithograph of Echinocactus rhodophthalmus by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1850. Artwork from volume 76, plate 4486

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Coryphantha octacantha, 1848

Coryphantha octacantha, 1848
Lithograph of Coryphantha octacantha by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4358

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Calochortus splendens, 1835

Calochortus splendens, 1835
Illustration of Calochortus splendens, commonly known as Mariposa lily, fairy lantern, globe lily, star tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1835

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured Collection: Corydalis solida, 1793

Corydalis solida, 1793
Illustration of Corydalis solida, commonly known as spring fumewort, spring corydalis or bird-in-a-bush. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1893

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured Collection: Acis autumnalis, 1806

Acis autumnalis, 1806
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 960

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Oxalis versicolor, 1791

Oxalis versicolor, 1791
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 5, plate 155

Background imageHand Coloured Collection: Camassia quamash, 1832

Camassia quamash, 1832
Current accepted plant name is Camassia quamash, commonly known as Indian hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1832

Background imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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 imageHand Coloured 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




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