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Landscape Collection (#7)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 379. Mouth of the St. Johns River, Kaifraria, and aboriginal

379. Mouth of the St. Johns River, Kaifraria, and aboriginal

Background imageLandscape Collection: 373. The Gates of St. Johns River, Kaffraria. 373. The Gates of St. Johns River, Kaffraria

373. The Gates of St. Johns River, Kaffraria. 373. The Gates of St. Johns River, Kaffraria
Bishop Galloways house in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 372. Undercliff and its two Fairies, with Raintree, St. John

372. Undercliff and its two Fairies, with Raintree, St. John
The botanical affinity of the Raintree has not been ascertained. It is a name given to various trees, notably members of the Leguminosae in different parts of the world in consequence of water

Background imageLandscape Collection: 370. A Tree Euphorbia, Natal

370. A Tree Euphorbia, Natal
This is E. grandidens, Haw. very much like E. abyssinica, Rausch, which Bruce figures so faithfully in his " Travels" that there is no mistaking its genus, though he stoutly maintained

Background imageLandscape Collection: 363. Trees from the Artists Hut at St. Johns, South Africa

363. Trees from the Artists Hut at St. Johns, South Africa
On the right the Amatungula, (Carissa grandiflora, E. Mey.) or auntigoulah, as corrupted by the colonists; the best native fruit of the country

Background imageLandscape Collection: 359. Looking seaward from the mouth of St. Johns River, Kaffrar

359. Looking seaward from the mouth of St. Johns River, Kaffrar
Various Aloes and the banana-like Strelitzia augusta, Thunb. on the rocks in the foreground. Flowers of the Strelitzia in 369

Background imageLandscape Collection: 357. Blue Lily and large Butterfly, Natal

357. Blue Lily and large Butterfly, Natal
Behind are large tufts of the plant (Agapanthus umbellatus, L Herit.) as it grows in its native haunts. There is a variety with white flowers

Background imageLandscape Collection: 354. White Convolvulus and Kaffirboom, painted at Durban, Natal

354. White Convolvulus and Kaffirboom, painted at Durban, Natal
This massive Convolvulacea ( Ipomoea ventricosa, Choisy) is a native of the West Indies. Erythrina caffra Thunb. is the botanical name of the Kaffirboom. Panel 99

Background imageLandscape Collection: 353. Cork Trees at Cintra, near Lisbon

353. Cork Trees at Cintra, near Lisbon
A scene in Da Castros garden, where, according to tradition, the first orange tree in Europe was planted. The Cork-tree is a species of Oak (Quercus suber, Linn.) and the cork is the bark

Background imageLandscape Collection: 348. Fruit de Cythere and Sugar Birds and Nest, Seychelles

348. Fruit de Cythere and Sugar Birds and Nest, Seychelles
The Fruit de Cythere (Spondias dulcis, Forst.) is an introduced and cultivated plant in the Seychelles and Mauritius. Some part of western Polynesia, where it is now widely spread

Background imageLandscape Collection: 339. Sunrise among the Pines near Fagoo, in the Himalayas

339. Sunrise among the Pines near Fagoo, in the Himalayas

Background imageLandscape Collection: 337. Lane near Singapore

337. Lane near Singapore
On the left is an Areca Palm; and the small compact pyramidal tree in front of it is the Nutmeg, Myristica fragrant, Houtt. flowers and fruit of which. are represented in 119

Background imageLandscape Collection: 331. Temple of Tanjore, Southern India

331. Temple of Tanjore, Southern India
This has been described as the finest of pyramidal pagodas of India; in front is a colossal figure of a black bull

Background imageLandscape Collection: 329. The Giant and other Lilies in Dr. Allmans Garden at Parkst

329. The Giant and other Lilies in Dr. Allmans Garden at Parkst
The Giant Lily (Liliumn giganteum, Wall.) in front is a native of the Himalaya Mountains, and fully merits its specific name, as it grows from six to twelve feet high. On the right is L5

Background imageLandscape Collection: 325. Deodar Grove at Simla, with Wild Rose in the foreground

325. Deodar Grove at Simla, with Wild Rose in the foreground
See description of 297

Background imageLandscape Collection: 322. Bridge of Chittore in Rajpootana

322. Bridge of Chittore in Rajpootana
Ailantus, glandulosa, , and tomb in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 292. Nassick, in the Bombay Presidency

292. Nassick, in the Bombay Presidency
The city of Nassick is regarded by Brahmins as the seat of learning and piety, and is more highly venerated than even Benares

Background imageLandscape Collection: 288. Mussulman Tombs in the Plain of Old Delhi

288. Mussulman Tombs in the Plain of Old Delhi

Background imageLandscape Collection: 284. Talipot Palm, near the Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon

284. Talipot Palm, near the Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon
This Palm (Corypha umbraculifera, L.) is a native of Ceylon and the Malabar coast, where it grows sixty or seventy or sometimes as much as a hundred feet high, and then flowers and dies

Background imageLandscape Collection: 277. On the way from Tibet near Nagkunda, North India

277. On the way from Tibet near Nagkunda, North India
Sheep carrying their loads of tea and borax from Tibet into India. The trees are a kind of Fir (Picea Mlorinda, Link), and on the left Abies Pindrow, Spach

Background imageLandscape Collection: 272. Jain Tower and Temple at Chittore, India

272. Jain Tower and Temple at Chittore, India
A Fig tree growing on the top of the former and loosening the stones which were laid a thousand years ago. The tower is eighty feet high, and the Fig tree is sacred and must not be touched

Background imageLandscape Collection: 269. Study of a Deodar, in full cone and clothed with a creeper

269. Study of a Deodar, in full cone and clothed with a creeper
The creeper is probably Vitis himalayana, Brandis. Look at 283 and 297

Background imageLandscape Collection: 267. Bauhinia Creeper crushing Tombs, Saharunpur, India

267. Bauhinia Creeper crushing Tombs, Saharunpur, India
The Bauhinia is B. Vahlii, Wight and Arn

Background imageLandscape Collection: 262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In

262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In
Adansonia digitata, Linn. the African Baobab, is remarkable for the gigantic proportions of its relatively short trunk, which sometimes, it is recorded

Background imageLandscape Collection: 260. Avenue of Indian Rubber Trees at Peradeniya, Ceylon

260. Avenue of Indian Rubber Trees at Peradeniya, Ceylon
Ficus elastica, Roxb. is a native of Assam in Northern India, and is familiar to most people in this country in a small state; the evergreen with large glossy leaves so commonly grown in rooms being

Background imageLandscape Collection: 259. Iron Pillar of Old Delhi, India

259. Iron Pillar of Old Delhi, India
Though the English by digging have found that its foundations are only twenty inches below the surface, the Hindoos still maintain that its roots are in the centre of the earth

Background imageLandscape Collection: 257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India

257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India
A tree of the same in the distance. This (Lagerstroemnia Flos-reginae, Retz.) is one of the showiest of Indian forest trees when in blossom

Background imageLandscape Collection: 238. Deodars and the Choor Mountain, from Nahl Dehra, India

238. Deodars and the Choor Mountain, from Nahl Dehra, India
The Deodar or India Cedar (Cedrus Deodara, Loud.) is one of the noblest trees of the mountains of North India. See remarks under 297

Background imageLandscape Collection: 236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India

236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India
Monkeys in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 235. Valley of ferns near Rungaroon, India

235. Valley of ferns near Rungaroon, India

Background imageLandscape Collection: 233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree

233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree
Tecoma undulata, G. Don, is a most beautiful tree when its hanging branches are laden with flowers

Background imageLandscape Collection: 230. View from Rungaroon, near Darjeeling, India

230. View from Rungaroon, near Darjeeling, India
An Old Tree covered with Epiphytes in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove. 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of

214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove. 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove
It is ninety-three feet seven inches in girth at the base, and about sixty feet at eleven feet from the ground; and its first branch is six feet in diameter

Background imageLandscape Collection: 209. The Yosemite Waterfall, California

209. The Yosemite Waterfall, California
Balsam Poplars (Populus trichocarpa, Torr. & Gr.) in the foreground. The Upper Yosemite Fall is stated to be about 1550 feet high; and below it the stream descends, by a series of cascades and falls

Background imageLandscape Collection: 207. An old Red Cedar on the rocks near West Manchester, Massach

207. An old Red Cedar on the rocks near West Manchester, Massach
This is one of the " Pencil Cedars, " though actually a Juniper(Junipersvirginiana, Linn.), which ranges from the West Indies and Florida to Hudsons Bay

Background imageLandscape Collection: 206. Another View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountains, California

206. Another View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountains, California
See 195 and 202

Background imageLandscape Collection: 202. Lake Tahoe, California

202. Lake Tahoe, California
Foreground of Yellow Pine and Cypress hung with yellow Lichen

Background imageLandscape Collection: 200. View of Mrs. Skinners House at West Manchester Massachuset

200. View of Mrs. Skinners House at West Manchester Massachuset
Indian corn in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 197. On the Rocks, near West Manchester, Massachusetts

197. On the Rocks, near West Manchester, Massachusetts

Background imageLandscape Collection: 195. A View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountaina, California

195. A View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountaina, California
Pine Trees (Pinus ponderosa, Dougl.) in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 181. View on the Flamsted Road, Jamaica

181. View on the Flamsted Road, Jamaica
Mango tree in flower, Cabbage Palm, Bananas, and Bamboos

Background imageLandscape Collection: 178. Snake Tree and Bamboos, on Spanish River, Jamaica

178. Snake Tree and Bamboos, on Spanish River, Jamaica
The botanical name of the Snake Tree has not been ascertained. It is so called on account of its twining aerial roots

Background imageLandscape Collection: 173. Under the Redwood Trees at Goerneville, California

173. Under the Redwood Trees at Goerneville, California
Consult the description of 204

Background imageLandscape Collection: 172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica

172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica
Cocoanut Palms, Bread Fruit Trees, and Trumpet Tree in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 171. Locking into the Calaveras Grove of Big Trees, California

171. Locking into the Calaveras Grove of Big Trees, California
See the description of 154

Background imageLandscape Collection: 168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica

168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica
Lignum Vitae (Guaiacum officinale, L.) is an exceedingly hard wood, used for making pulley blocks, rulers, pestles, &c.; and the resin called gum guaiacum is an exudation from the stem

Background imageLandscape Collection: 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica. 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring

166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica. 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica
Trees of Grias cauliflora, L. embedded in stalagmites

Background imageLandscape Collection: 164. View over 0chos Rios, Jamaica

164. View over 0chos Rios, Jamaica
The beginning of a river flowing out of the limestone caves, beneath masses of bananas and Colocasia Antiquorum, Schott. and finding its way down through the terraces of Allspice




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