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Landscape Collection (#2)

Background imageLandscape Collection: Artocarpus altilis

Artocarpus altilis
Watercolour of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) collection of Miss Janet Hutton, 1894. Includes cross section of the plants fruit

Background imageLandscape Collection: 823. View of the Sugarloaf Mountain from the Aqueduct Road, Rio Janeiro

823. View of the Sugarloaf Mountain from the Aqueduct Road, Rio Janeiro
A Sloth feeding on a Trumpet Tree (Cecropia peltata, L.) in the foreground. The Trumpet Tree is so called because its hollow branches are used by the natives

Background imageLandscape Collection: 822. Noonday View in the Organ Mountains, Brazil, from Barara

822. Noonday View in the Organ Mountains, Brazil, from Barara

Background imageLandscape Collection: 794. Temple at Almorah, Kumaon, North-west India

794. Temple at Almorah, Kumaon, North-west India
A Yucca in flower on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 638. Foliage and Fruit of Sterculia parviflora

638. Foliage and Fruit of Sterculia parviflora
The lower seed-vessels ripe and open, exposing the seeds to view. Each cluster of seed-vessels is the product of a single flower. See 281

Background imageLandscape Collection: 584. The Quicksilver Mountain of Tegora, Sarawak, by moonlight

584. The Quicksilver Mountain of Tegora, Sarawak, by moonlight
584.The Quicksilver Mountain of Tegora, Sarawak, by moonlight

Background imageLandscape Collection: 566. View from the Istana, Sarawak, Borneo

566. View from the Istana, Sarawak, Borneo
Ducu or Dookhau fruit (Lansium domesticum, Jack.) in front

Background imageLandscape Collection: 510. View of the Peak from the bridge of Icod, Teneriffe

510. View of the Peak from the bridge of Icod, Teneriffe
Bananas and Date Palms in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 506. Dragon Tree at Orotava, Teneriffe

506. Dragon Tree at Orotava, Teneriffe
This is the largest descendent of the famous tree of which a short history is given under 511

Background imageLandscape Collection: 492. The Clove in fruit, and view over Mahe, Seychelles

492. The Clove in fruit, and view over Mahe, Seychelles
It is rare to see the clove tree in fruit where it is properly cultivated, because the cloves used as a condiment are the unopened flower buds. See 688

Background imageLandscape Collection: 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria. 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria

393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria. 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria
At the time of the Artists visit the whole " Residence" consisted of a number of Pondo Huts, one of which forms a part of this painting; and the tree overhanging it is the White Pear

Background imageLandscape Collection: 360. Doum and Date Palms on the Nile above Philae, Egypt

360. Doum and Date Palms on the Nile above Philae, Egypt
Among Palms the Doum (Hyphaene thebaica, Mart.) is remarkable for having normally a branched trunk, instead of a single trunk with a terminal crown of leaves

Background imageLandscape Collection: 351. View of the Mountains from the railway between Durban and M

351. View of the Mountains from the railway between Durban and M
This view is from the highest part of the railway; the undulating foreground is dotted with Cycas trees. See 366

Background imageLandscape Collection: 343. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar tree at Singapore

343. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar tree at Singapore
A tree of the same (Poinciana regia, Boj.) in the distance

Background imageLandscape Collection: 265. Nepalese Temple and Peepul Tree, with Blue Pigeons bathing

265. Nepalese Temple and Peepul Tree, with Blue Pigeons bathing
The Peepul, a kind of fig (Ficus religiosa, Linn.), and the pigeon (Columba livida) are both sacred to the Hindoos. It is the skeleton leaves of the Peepul on which Chinese Buddhists paint flowers

Background imageLandscape Collection: 248. Bombay Pedlars in Mrs. Camerons Verandah, Kalutara, Ceylon

248. Bombay Pedlars in Mrs. Camerons Verandah, Kalutara, Ceylon

Background imageLandscape Collection: 240. Some of Mrs. Camerons Models, with Cocoanut and Teak Tree

240. Some of Mrs. Camerons Models, with Cocoanut and Teak Tree
The Teak trees are on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 231. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of an African Tree painted in I

231. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of an African Tree painted in I
This tree (Kigelia pinnata, DO.), inhabits both the east and west sides of tropical Africa, and presents a most singular appearance when in fruit, the pods being sometimes two feet or more in length

Background imageLandscape Collection: 217. The South Indian Rhododendron

217. The South Indian Rhododendron
This (Rhododendron nidagiricum, Zenk.) is the only species found in the Peninsula of India. Some botanists have regarded itas distinct from the Himalayan R

Background imageLandscape Collection: 201. View of Lake Donner, Sierra Nevada

201. View of Lake Donner, Sierra Nevada
The Great Pacific Railway on the right

Background imageLandscape Collection: 79. View of the Old Gold Works at Morro Velho, Brazil

79. View of the Old Gold Works at Morro Velho, Brazil

Background imageLandscape Collection: 43. Tijuca, Brazil, with a Palm in the foreground

43. Tijuca, Brazil, with a Palm in the foreground
The palm is apparently a species of Cocos, a considerable genus restricted to South America, except C. nucifera, the cocoa-nut

Background imageLandscape Collection: 53. View of the Piedade Mountains, from Congo, Brazil

53. View of the Piedade Mountains, from Congo, Brazil

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Lake

The Lake

Background imageLandscape Collection: spring flowers beside the Lake

spring flowers beside the Lake at Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: A View of the Palace from the North Side of the Lake

A View of the Palace from the North Side of the Lake
Engraving on paper, A View of the Palace from the North Side of the Lake, the Green House & the Temple of Arethusa, in the Royal Gardens at Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: 221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878

221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878
Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree (Phanera variegata). Oil on board by Marianne North, 1878

Background imageLandscape Collection: 831. Wild Flowers and Fruits of the Salinas, Chili

831. Wild Flowers and Fruits of the Salinas, Chili
Echinocactus sp. in fruit, above it Ephedra andina, Poepp. in fruit, and a sprig of a white variety of the same in front, with the globular, green flower heads of Eryngiumn paniculatum, Cay

Background imageLandscape Collection: 829. One of the Volcanoes of the Cordilleras, from Poplar Avenue

829. One of the Volcanoes of the Cordilleras, from Poplar Avenue
On the left is a cottage, and on the right a large oven, as they are commonly constructed in Chili

Background imageLandscape Collection: 827. View in the Salinas, Chili

827. View in the Salinas, Chili
The principal plants on the rocks are the yellow and blue Puyas and the Cereus represented natural size in Nos. 23, 26, and 19

Background imageLandscape Collection: 817. View at Peradeniya, Ceylon

817. View at Peradeniya, Ceylon
Bamboos and Jak-fruit tree in the foreground. See 333

Background imageLandscape Collection: 773. View in the Bunya-Bunya Forest, Queensland, and Kangaroos

773. View in the Bunya-Bunya Forest, Queensland, and Kangaroos
The tall trees having slender spreading branches, leafy only at the tips, are the Bunya-Bunya, Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook. See description of 767

Background imageLandscape Collection: 749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below

749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below
The climber with pinnate leaves is Tecoma austrails, R. Br. and the other a species of Callistemon, probably C. lanceolatus, DC

Background imageLandscape Collection: 525. Old Manor of Castro, Teneriffe

525. Old Manor of Castro, Teneriffe
Tree-heath (Erica arborea, L.) and Cinerarias (Cineraria cruenta, L.) in blossom. This is the wild parent of the many coloured varieties of Cineraria grown in greenhouses in this country

Background imageLandscape Collection: 503. Dragon Tree at San Juan de Rambla, Teneriffe

503. Dragon Tree at San Juan de Rambla, Teneriffe

Background imageLandscape Collection: 480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow

480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow
Pandanus sechellarum, Baif. f. sending down roots almost from the top, Cyathea sechellarurm, Mett. and other vegetation

Background imageLandscape Collection: 471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles

471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles
The hencoops and roof-caps consist of single leaves of the Double Cocoanut, and the rest of the roof of other palm leaves. In the foreground are trees of Bombax and Mango

Background imageLandscape Collection: 467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town

467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town
The prominent Palm is Stevensonia grandifolia, Duncan, with Screw-Pines on the left. Behind are dead and living trees of the Capucin (Northea seychellana, Hook)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K

374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K
Various Aloes, Strelitzia augusta, and Mesembryanthemum on the rocks in front

Background imageLandscape Collection: 279. African Baobab Trees, a large Tamarind, the God Aiyanar and

279. African Baobab Trees, a large Tamarind, the God Aiyanar and
The god and his wives are supposed to take a ride every night, leaving good gifts at the houses of all who give them earthenware horses

Background imageLandscape Collection: 229. Cocoanut Palms on the coast near Galle, Ceylon

229. Cocoanut Palms on the coast near Galle, Ceylon
Dead leaves are tied to the trunks of the Cocoanut Palm in Ceylon to tell by their rustling when thieves are climbing over them this at least is the popular explanation

Background imageLandscape Collection: 213. Ghost of a Big Tree, Calaveras Grove, California

213. Ghost of a Big Tree, Calaveras Grove, California
This tree was barked up to a height of 116 feet, and the bark exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, until destroyed by fire a few years ago

Background imageLandscape Collection: 161. View over Kingston and Port Royal from Craigton, Jamaica

161. View over Kingston and Port Royal from Craigton, Jamaica
Star Apple Trees (Chrysophyllum Cainito, L.) intshe foreground, the fruit of which is represented in 107

Background imageLandscape Collection: 821. View near Tijuca, Brazil, Granite Boulders in the foregroun

821. View near Tijuca, Brazil, Granite Boulders in the foregroun
The plants in the foreground are overrun by a species of Dodder (Cuscuta americana, L.) from which an orange dye is obtained. A similar parasitical plant often preys on clover in this country

Background imageLandscape Collection: 731. Entrance to the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

731. Entrance to the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

Background imageLandscape Collection: 573. Mouth of the Kuching River, Sarawak

573. Mouth of the Kuching River, Sarawak

Background imageLandscape Collection: 557. View of Matang and River, Sarawak, Borneo

557. View of Matang and River, Sarawak, Borneo
Palms (Arenga saccharifera, Labill. &c.) and Mangosteens in the foreground. Toddy, or Palm Wine, an intoxicating drink, is made from the Arenga and sugar is obtained by boiling

Background imageLandscape Collection: 547. View of the River from the Rajahs Garden, Sarawak

547. View of the River from the Rajahs Garden, Sarawak
Crinum august, Roxb. Costus speciosus, Sm. Bamboos (Dendrocalamus), Durian, Mango trees, &c. in the foreground




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