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Landscape Collection (#8)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 159. Group of small Palms, Rio Janeiro, Brazil

159. Group of small Palms, Rio Janeiro, Brazil
A species of Bactris, of which genus it is estimated that there are at least one hundred distinct species, all natives of tropical America

Background imageLandscape Collection: Date Palm and Hut, near Craigton, Jamaica, 1882

Date Palm and Hut, near Craigton, Jamaica, 1882
Marianne North painting no 157. Alpinia nutans, Roscoe, in the foreground.This showy plant is represented natural size in 123

Background imageLandscape Collection: 154. The Calaveras Grove of the Big Tree, or Wellingtonia, in th

154. The Calaveras Grove of the Big Tree, or Wellingtonia, in th
The Big or Mammoth Tree, Sequoia gigantea, Decaisne (syn. Wellingtonia gigantea, Lindl.), is here associated with the Sugar Pine (Pinus Lambertiana, Dougl.)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 148. Valley of Bamboos, near Bath, Jamaica

148. Valley of Bamboos, near Bath, Jamaica
The arboreous grasses called Bamboos form a very prominent feature in the vegetation of most tropical countries, and more especially of tropical Asia, where the true Bamboos (i.e)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 146. The Garden of Kings House, Spanish Town, Jamaica

146. The Garden of Kings House, Spanish Town, Jamaica
A tree of Spathodea campanulata, Beauv. &c. An inflorescence of the Spathodea, which is a native of west tropical Africa, is represented natural size in 165

Background imageLandscape Collection: 145. Study of Banana and Trumpet Tree, Jamaica

145. Study of Banana and Trumpet Tree, Jamaica
Consult the descriptions of 120 and 823

Background imageLandscape Collection: 144. Bermuda Mount, Jamaica

144. Bermuda Mount, Jamaica
A Calabash Tree (Crescentia Cujete, L.) covered with Epiphytes, in the foreground, see 111

Background imageLandscape Collection: 141. Organ Peaks, seen over the morning mists from Theresopolis

141. Organ Peaks, seen over the morning mists from Theresopolis

Background imageLandscape Collection: 133. Distant View of Newcastle, Jamaica

133. Distant View of Newcastle, Jamaica
Native Huts, Date Palms, &c. and a Mango in flower in front, on the left

Background imageLandscape Collection: 129. An Old Cotton Tree at the Ford, Morants Bay, Jamaica

129. An Old Cotton Tree at the Ford, Morants Bay, Jamaica
Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC. Consult the description of 176

Background imageLandscape Collection: 126. View from the Artists House in Jamaica, with Double Rainbo

126. View from the Artists House in Jamaica, with Double Rainbo
Rose-Apple, and Bananas in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 120. Bananas and Orange Trees, a Palm and a Bush of Noche Buena

120. Bananas and Orange Trees, a Palm and a Bush of Noche Buena
As mentioned under 816 the Banana is one of the most striking types of tropical vegetation; and it is also one of the most important

Background imageLandscape Collection: 116. The Bog-walk, Jamaica, with Bread Fruit, Banana, Cocoanut

116. The Bog-walk, Jamaica, with Bread Fruit, Banana, Cocoanut

Background imageLandscape Collection: 113. Road near Bath, Jamaica, with Cabbage Palms, Bread Fruit, C

113. Road near Bath, Jamaica, with Cabbage Palms, Bread Fruit, C
Some account of the Cocoa and Bread Fruit trees will be found in the descriptions of 532 and 536 respectively. The palm is probably a species of Euterpe

Background imageLandscape Collection: 95. View of the Old Gold Works from the verandah at Morro Velho

95. View of the Old Gold Works from the verandah at Morro Velho
North American Magnolia grandiftora, L. and pet animals in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 91. Papaw Trees at Gongo, Brazil

91. Papaw Trees at Gongo, Brazil
The Papaw (carica Papaya, L.) is a tropical American tree now commonly cultivated in warm countries. Its stem is usually unbranched and grows about twenty feet high, bearing a crown of foliage

Background imageLandscape Collection: 82. Butterflies Road through Gongo Forest, Brazil

82. Butterflies Road through Gongo Forest, Brazil

Background imageLandscape Collection: 75. View from the Sierra of Petropolis, Brazil

75. View from the Sierra of Petropolis, Brazil
The Bay of Rio, and its Islands, and Sugarloaf Mountain in the distanbe. This summit is 3000 feet above the sea, and is reached by a zigzag road of ten miles

Background imageLandscape Collection: 74. The Iron Racks of Casa Branca, Brazil

74. The Iron Racks of Casa Branca, Brazil
They are 5000 feet above the level of the sea

Background imageLandscape Collection: 71. Palm, Bamboos and India-rubber Trees in the, Botanic Garden

71. Palm, Bamboos and India-rubber Trees in the, Botanic Garden

Background imageLandscape Collection: 48. Palm Trees and Boulders in the Bay of Rio, Brazil

48. Palm Trees and Boulders in the Bay of Rio, Brazil
Painted at Paquita; the Organ Mountains in the distance

Background imageLandscape Collection: Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst Place
red autumn colour

Background imageLandscape Collection: the Lake in autumn

the Lake in autumn

Background imageLandscape Collection: spring flowers beside the

spring flowers beside the Lake

Background imageLandscape Collection: the Lake freezes

the Lake freezes

Background imageLandscape Collection: Palm Houes, Kew

Palm Houes, Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: Baobab (Adansonia) and Sisal (Agave sisalana) near Berenty nature reserve, Madagascar

Baobab (Adansonia) and Sisal (Agave sisalana) near Berenty nature reserve, Madagascar

Background imageLandscape Collection: Summer shade at Kew

Summer shade at Kew
Panoramic view of summer shaded area, RBG Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: Temperate House, RBG Kew

Temperate House, RBG Kew
Aerial panoramic view of the temperate House, RBG Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: Kew Gardens at Christmas

Kew Gardens at Christmas, in the snow, with fairground rides for children and Kew Palace in the background

Background imageLandscape Collection: Palm House in snow

Palm House in snow, RBG Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Orangery

The Orangery and landscape, RBG Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: Grass Garden

Grass Garden
Grass garden in autumn, RBG Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: Tea plantation, Far East

Tea plantation, Far East
Terraces of a tea plantation in the Far East, showing Camellia sinensis var sinensis, used to produce Chinese and green tea. Women harvest the tea leaves, a process known as " plucking"

Background imageLandscape Collection: 736. The Bottle Tree of Queensland

736. The Bottle Tree of Queensland
Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop. The Bottle Tree (Sterculia rupestris, Benth.) received its name on account of its singularly swollen trunk

Background imageLandscape Collection: 727. View at Illawarra, New South Wales

727. View at Illawarra, New South Wales
Palms.(Livistona australis, Mart.) in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 716. Illawarra, New South Wales

716. Illawarra, New South Wales
Paper-bark Tree.(Melaleuca Leucadendron, Linn.), and other species of the same genus; and a pink-tipped spray of Callistermon salignus, DC. Compare the latter with the gorgeous C. speciosus, 776

Background imageLandscape Collection: 715. View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania

715. View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania
The large tree with dark foliage in the centre is a species of Beech-birch of the colonists (Nothofagus Cunninghamii); and the & light-green trees, one on each side

Background imageLandscape Collection: 694. Banyan Tree at Passu Gulah, near Diocia, Java

694. Banyan Tree at Passu Gulah, near Diocia, Java
A prisoner was formerly chained to the stone table for many years and employed his time rolling the two big stones around

Background imageLandscape Collection: 691. Statue of Buddha

691. Statue of Buddha
From the Great Pyramid of Boro Bodo, Java. Poinsettia and Iris behind it

Background imageLandscape Collection: 690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java

690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java
The large trees are Pterocarpus indicus, Willd. commonly planted for shade in Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java

689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java
Palms and Datura arborea, L. in the left foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 685. Idols and Temples at Brambanang, Java

685. Idols and Temples at Brambanang, Java

Background imageLandscape Collection: 654. Temple over the Great Bell of Chion-in, Kioto, Japan

654. Temple over the Great Bell of Chion-in, Kioto, Japan
This bell is eighteen feet in diameter

Background imageLandscape Collection: 652. Entrance to the Temple at Kobe, Japan

652. Entrance to the Temple at Kobe, Japan
In the foreground on the right is the Sacred Horse, an albino with blue eyes and a pink nose, and hoofs turned up from want of exercise

Background imageLandscape Collection: 608. The Avocado or Alligator Pear

608. The Avocado or Alligator Pear
Persea gratissima, Gaert. f. is a member of the Laurel family, native of tropical America, where, as well as in other countries, it is commonly cultivated

Background imageLandscape Collection: 591. Road Making in the Tegora Forest, Sarawak, Borneo

591. Road Making in the Tegora Forest, Sarawak, Borneo

Background imageLandscape Collection: 579. Tree covered with Epiphytes, and a Palawan tree, Sarawak

579. Tree covered with Epiphytes, and a Palawan tree, Sarawak




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