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Landscape Collection (#5)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 705. Palmyra Palms in Flood-time

705. Palmyra Palms in Flood-time
This Palm commonly grows in low tracts of land that are inundated during the rains. For further information, see description of 702, in which the flowers and fruit are represented

Background imageLandscape Collection: 704. Tree Fern in the Preanger Mountains, Java

704. Tree Fern in the Preanger Mountains, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java

703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java
Bananas, Bamboos, and Palms in the background

Background imageLandscape Collection: 701. View of the Village of Tosari, Java

701. View of the Village of Tosari, Java
The Ardjuno Volcano seen across the rich Plain. The tall slender trees in the foreground are Casuarina equisetifolia, Forst

Background imageLandscape Collection: 699. Blauwater, Pasoeroewan, Java

699. Blauwater, Pasoeroewan, Java
An old Hindu Tank, whose Temple has disappeared; but its sacred monkeys are pensioned and petted by the Dutch Government

Background imageLandscape Collection: 693. Gardeners Cottage, Buitenzorg Botanic Garden Java

693. Gardeners Cottage, Buitenzorg Botanic Garden Java
It is hung with Bird Cages and shaded by trees covered with Rattan or Climbing Palms (Calamus sp.)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 686. Volcanoes from Temangong, with Sugar Palms in the foregroun

686. Volcanoes from Temangong, with Sugar Palms in the foregroun
The trunk of this palm (Arenga saccharifera, Lab.) when dead is hollow, and furnishes very durable underground water-pipes

Background imageLandscape Collection: 682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java

679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java
Tree Ferns and Casuarinas in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 678. Bamboos and Cocoanut Palm

678. Bamboos and Cocoanut Palm
Carrion Crows watching Malays in a Butchery, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 677. Old Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java

677. Old Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java
See the description of Ficus bengalensis, L. 293

Background imageLandscape Collection: 674. Hindu Idols and Frangipani Trees at Singosari, Java

674. Hindu Idols and Frangipani Trees at Singosari, Java
Plumeria acutifolia, Poir

Background imageLandscape Collection: 670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow

670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow
Under 284 will be found an account of the mode of flowering of the Talipot Palm (Corypha Gebanga, Blume); and that of the Wine Palm (Caryota urens, Linn.) is equally curious

Background imageLandscape Collection: 668. View from Malang, Java

668. View from Malang, Java
Mat Houses, and a large Tree in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 667. Cascade at Tji Boddas, Java

667. Cascade at Tji Boddas, Java
Tree Ferns and Amomum plants in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java
In the centre are two small ones, having huge fan-shaped leaves. These are the famous Double Cocoanut, or Coco de Mer (Lodoicea sechellarum, Lab.), and they were then thirty years old

Background imageLandscape Collection: 665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java

665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java
Roots descend from the branches of this tree (Ficus bengalensis, L.), on all sides, and after penetrating the ground they enlarge and grow into stems three or four feet or more in girth

Background imageLandscape Collection: 663. Pawan Durfur

663. Pawan Durfur
Temple crushed by a large Cotton tree, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 290. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the

290. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the
Taken from outside of the Artists paper window. In the foreground, on the right, is the top of a pine tree, clipped and trained so as to resemble a bank of turf from where the artist sat

Background imageLandscape Collection: 656. Small Temple of Maruyama at Kioto, Japan

656. Small Temple of Maruyama at Kioto, Japan
Cryptomeria japonica, Don, and bamboos in the background. The form of devotion practised at this temple consists in running round it one hundred times

Background imageLandscape Collection: 653. The Hottomi Temple at Kioto, Japan

653. The Hottomi Temple at Kioto, Japan
A Pine tree trained as an espalier in front, and autumn tints in the back ground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 651. Garden of the Nishihongwange Temple, Kioto, Japan

651. Garden of the Nishihongwange Temple, Kioto, Japan
Cycads (Cycads revoluta, Thunb.) and various dwarf plants on a rockery

Background imageLandscape Collection: 649. Village of Tosari, Java, 6000 feet above the level of the sea

649. Village of Tosari, Java, 6000 feet above the level of the sea
Casuarina trees, and the smoke of the Volcano Smiroe rising above the hill. Here are the gardens which supply all the European vegetables to the towns below

Background imageLandscape Collection: 648. Roadside View from Sindang Laya, Java

648. Roadside View from Sindang Laya, Java
A Durian tree (Durio zibethinus, DC.) may be seen on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 647. View from the Artists Window at Buitenzorg, Java

647. View from the Artists Window at Buitenzorg, Java
Cocoanut Palms, Bananas, Breadfruit trees, and Coffee bushes. Clerodendron paniculatum, Linn. in flower on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 646. The Gader Volcano, Java, from Sindang Laya

646. The Gader Volcano, Java, from Sindang Laya
A young Casuarina, and Datura arborea in the foreground with an Erythrina in flower and a Furcraea poling on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 644. A Clearing in the Forest of Tji Boddas, Java, with bank of

644. A Clearing in the Forest of Tji Boddas, Java, with bank of

Background imageLandscape Collection: 643. Gate of the Temple of Kobe, Japan, and Wistaria

643. Gate of the Temple of Kobe, Japan, and Wistaria
Wistaria chinensis, Sieb. et Zucc. trained over the gateway, and a noble Camphor Tree (Cinnamomum Camphora, Nees) behind it

Background imageLandscape Collection: 642. Rice Drying on the sea-shore near Yokohama, Japan

642. Rice Drying on the sea-shore near Yokohama, Japan

Background imageLandscape Collection: 636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer

636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer
The rich plain at their feet covered with morning mist; the tops of the Cocoanut groves alone showing above it, and indicating the position of the numerous native villages

Background imageLandscape Collection: 635. Tea-drying in Mr. Holles establishment, Java

635. Tea-drying in Mr. Holles establishment, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 633. Rice Harvest, near Bandong, Java

633. Rice Harvest, near Bandong, Java
The working buffaloes, though very savage towards men, get fond of the boys who drive them and habitually sit on their backs

Background imageLandscape Collection: 630. village of Mat Houses, near Garoet, Java

630. village of Mat Houses, near Garoet, Java
Observe that the houses are raised on piles above the ground, so that the air can circulate beneath the floors

Background imageLandscape Collection: 629. India-rubber trees at Buitenzorg, Java

629. India-rubber trees at Buitenzorg, Java
For some particulars respecting this tree (Ficus elastica, Roxb.) the reader is referred to the description of 260. It is a native of Assam in North India

Background imageLandscape Collection: 623. The Soembing Volcano, Java

623. The Soembing Volcano, Java
In front a plantation of Teak trees, and the artists home for ten days, seen from the top of the Boro Bodoer. See the description of 636

Background imageLandscape Collection: 622. Another View of Papandayang, with Jak fruit Tree in the for

622. Another View of Papandayang, with Jak fruit Tree in the for

Background imageLandscape Collection: 621. The Papandayang Volcano, Java, seen from Mr. Ho11es tea pl

621. The Papandayang Volcano, Java, seen from Mr. Ho11es tea pl
A rich plain intervening, watered from the hot springs

Background imageLandscape Collection: 620. The Great Square of Malang, Java, 1880

620. The Great Square of Malang, Java, 1880
Oil painting no 620 by Marianne North, 1880. The trees are a kind of Fig (Ficus Benjamina, L.), with bullock carts beneath their shade

Background imageLandscape Collection: 619. View of the Salak Volcano, Java, from Buitenzorg

619. View of the Salak Volcano, Java, from Buitenzorg
Like most of the volcanoes in Java, it is clothed with the richest forest up to the very edge of the crater, interrupted here and there only by patches of Cinchona, Coffee, and Tobacco cultivation

Background imageLandscape Collection: 618. Houses and Bridges of the Malays at Sarawak, Borneo

618. Houses and Bridges of the Malays at Sarawak, Borneo

Background imageLandscape Collection: 610. A Tailors Shop in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, shaded b

610. A Tailors Shop in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, shaded b
The Sago Palm (Metroxylon Sagu, Rottb.) attains a height of about thirty feet in fifteen years, and then sends up a large terminal inflorescence

Background imageLandscape Collection: 607. River Scene at Sarawak, Borneo, when the tide is getting low

607. River Scene at Sarawak, Borneo, when the tide is getting low
A boat-builders house surrounded with Palms, Bananas, and Breadfruit trees. On the water a cocoanut shell, full of burning oil

Background imageLandscape Collection: 606. View near Garoet, Java, Wild Bananas and Coffee Bushes in F

606. View near Garoet, Java, Wild Bananas and Coffee Bushes in F
For flowers and fruit of Coffee see 153

Background imageLandscape Collection: 603. Specimens of the Coquito Palm of Chile, in Camden. Park, Ne

603. Specimens of the Coquito Palm of Chile, in Camden. Park, Ne
The palms were planted by Sir W. Macarthur, and were fifty years old when painted. The Coquito Palm (Jubaea spectabilis, H. B)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 598. Stagshorn Fern, and the Young Rajah of Sarawak, with Chines

598. Stagshorn Fern, and the Young Rajah of Sarawak, with Chines
This remarkable fern (Platyceium qrande, J. Sm.), is of a prodigious size and bears two kinds of fronds, fertile and sterile, the former being pendent and divided into narrow segments

Background imageLandscape Collection: 589. Nipa Palm, Borneo

589. Nipa Palm, Borneo
Inflorescence of the natural size in front, with a portion of a leaf behind, and the growing plant in fruit in the distance

Background imageLandscape Collection: 583. Areca, or Betel-Nut Palm, Singapore

583. Areca, or Betel-Nut Palm, Singapore
This palm (Areca Catechu, L.) is extensively cultivated in tropical Asia for its seeds, which are cut in slices and rolled in the leaves of species of Piper and chewed with lime. See 310

Background imageLandscape Collection: 582. Flowers and Fruit of the Doctors Tree, Sarawak, Borneo

582. Flowers and Fruit of the Doctors Tree, Sarawak, Borneo
This climber (Rourea sp.) is a member of the Connaraceae, a small family allied to the Leguminosae




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