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Mountains Collection

Background imageMountains Collection: 832 - Distant View of Santiago, Chili. from Apoquindo

832 - Distant View of Santiago, Chili. from Apoquindo
Distant View of Santiago, Chili. from Apoquindo. - Acacia bushes in the foreground

Background imageMountains Collection: 10. The Baths of Cauquenas in the Cordilleras South of, Santiago

10. The Baths of Cauquenas in the Cordilleras South of, Santiago
Columnar Cacti, Pitcairnia, Alstroemeria, Echinocactus, calandrinia, etc. in the foreground on the right. These plants are all represented life size in the paintings around

Background imageMountains Collection: 4. Puzzle -Monkey Trees and Guanacos, Chili

4. Puzzle -Monkey Trees and Guanacos, Chili
Pehuen is the Chilian name of the familiar Araucaria imbricata, Pav. here represented in full development at home close under the Cordilleras of Chili, where there are no monkeys

Background imageMountains Collection: 561. A new Pitcher Plant from the limestone mountains of Sarawak

561. A new Pitcher Plant from the limestone mountains of Sarawak
This, Nepenthes Northiana, Hook. f. has one of the largest pitchers of any known species. In consequence of seeing this painting, Messrs

Background imageMountains Collection: 185. Vegetation of the Desert of Arizona

185. Vegetation of the Desert of Arizona
There are various Cacti, including the Suarrow or Suguaro of the Mexicans (Cereus giganteus, Englm.), the largest and most striking member of the family, sometimes as much as sixty feet high

Background imageMountains Collection: 15. Armed Birds Nest in Acacia Bush, Chili

15. Armed Birds Nest in Acacia Bush, Chili
Trabajor, that is labourer, is the name given to this bird (Izuallaxis: sordida), a delicate creature that builds an impregnable nest off the spiny branchlets of Acacia cavenia, Molina

Background imageMountains Collection: 261. View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo

261. View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo
View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo

Background imageMountains Collection: 270. Distant View of Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling

270. Distant View of Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling
Tree Ferns and Oaks, festooned with Thunbergia coccinea, Roxb. in the foreground. Kinchinjunga is 28, 136 feet high, and the highest mountain in the world except the neighbouring Mount Everest

Background imageMountains Collection: 8. Chilian Palms in the Valley of Salto

8. Chilian Palms in the Valley of Salto
Jubaea spectabilis, H.B.K. is the only kind of palm native in Chili and although it wants the grace and elegance of many of its family it is not less useful

Background imageMountains Collection: 276. Road up to Nainee Tal, India, in Spring time

276. Road up to Nainee Tal, India, in Spring time
The tree in flower is Ougeinia dalbergioides, Benth

Background imageMountains Collection: 626 - Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro

626 - Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro. The Organ mountains appear in the back ground

Background imageMountains Collection: 338. Mount Everest or Deodunga, from Sundukpho, North India

338. Mount Everest or Deodunga, from Sundukpho, North India
This is believed to be the highest peak of the highest range of mountains in the world; its estimated height being 29, 002 feet, or about five miles and a half

Background imageMountains Collection: 13. Two Climbing Plants of Chili and Butterflies

13. Two Climbing Plants of Chili and Butterflies
Hanging above Tacsonia pinnatistipula, Juss. (syn. T. chilensis, Miers); below the dull purple flowers and green fleshy edible fruit of Lardizabala biternata, Ruiz et Pav

Background imageMountains Collection: Lodoicea maldivica

Lodoicea maldivica, commonly known as coco de mer or double coconut by William Jackson Hooker from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1827. Artwork from volume 54, plate 2734

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

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

Background imageMountains 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 imageMountains 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 imageMountains 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 imageMountains Collection: 066, Screw Pines and Avenue of Royal Palms in the Botanic Gardens, Rio

066, Screw Pines and Avenue of Royal Palms in the Botanic Gardens, Rio
The Screw Pine to the left in the foreground is a male plant in flower (see 246), and that on the right is a female in young fruit (see 692)

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

731. Entrance to the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

Background imageMountains Collection: 342. Looking down the Bazaar and Lake of Nynee Tal, Kumaon, Nort

342. Looking down the Bazaar and Lake of Nynee Tal, Kumaon, Nort

Background imageMountains Collection: 227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon

227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon
Datura arborea, Bananas and Ironwood tree (Mesua ferrea, L.) in the foreground, and Rice and Tea Plantations in the distance

Background imageMountains Collection: 226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree

226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree
Roses and Rhododendrons in the foreground

Background imageMountains Collection: 177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains

177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains
Marianne North painting 177

Background imageMountains Collection: 97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi

97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi
The Chorisia is probably C. speciosa, St. Hil. and the birds Trochilus cornutus

Background imageMountains Collection: 34. View in Mr. Morits Garden at Petropolis, Brazil

34. View in Mr. Morits Garden at Petropolis, Brazil

Background imageMountains Collection: 86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil

86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil
Cypress and Frangipani (Plumeria sp.) trees in the foreground

Background imageMountains Collection: Consolea moniliformis, 1821

Consolea moniliformis, 1821
Illustration of Consolea moniliformis, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 68

Background imageMountains Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1878

Carnegiea gigantea, 1878
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Reports upon the Botanical Collections Made in Portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona

Background imageMountains Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865

Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Flore des Serres by Louis Van Houtte, vol 15, 1862-1865

Background imageMountains Collection: American Bog Plants

American Bog Plants. Fetid pothos. Sarracenia flava, Dionaea muscipula. I Fetid pothos. II Pitcher plant. III Venuss fly trap

Background imageMountains Collection: Large Flowering Sensitive Plant

Large Flowering Sensitive Plant. Mimosa pigra. Illustration from New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus by Robert J. Thornton, London, 1799, Publ. Dr. Thornton. Tab. 17 T.017

Background imageMountains Collection: 805. The Soembrin Volcano, from Magellang, Java

805. The Soembrin Volcano, from Magellang, Java

Background imageMountains Collection: 803. The Preanger Mountains, Java

803. The Preanger Mountains, Java

Background imageMountains Collection: 733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania. 733

733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania. 733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania
These are basaltic columns, such as are found in many other parts of the world

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

704. Tree Fern in the Preanger Mountains, Java

Background imageMountains Collection: 668. View from Malang, Java

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

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

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

Background imageMountains 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 imageMountains Collection: 562. Honeysucker at work, Sarawak, Borneo

562. Honeysucker at work, Sarawak, Borneo
Stachytarpheta mutabilis, Vahl. The genus is numerous in species, all of them native of America, but this species is now common in the tropics of the Old World

Background imageMountains Collection: 460. Ipomoea and Vavangue with Mahe Harbour in the distance

460. Ipomoea and Vavangue with Mahe Harbour in the distance
Vangueria edulis, Vahl, or Vavangue, is a native of Madagascar, and now cultivated (and naturalised) in many other warm countries for the sake of its edible fruit. Observe the wasps nest upon it

Background imageMountains Collection: 400. Social Birds and Social Herbs at Malmesbury, South Africa

400. Social Birds and Social Herbs at Malmesbury, South Africa
Here is the familiar Richardia aethiopica, Kuth, of our windows and conservatories, growing gregariously in its native swamps, associated with the almost cosmopolitan bullrush (Typha latifolia)

Background imageMountains Collection: 383. A Remnant of the Past near Verulam, Natal

383. A Remnant of the Past near Verulam, Natal
This trio of grand old Aloes (Aloe Baines ii, Dyer) was about forty feet high at the time the painting was done, and the only ones in that neighbourhood

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

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

Background imageMountains Collection: 346. Rhododendron Falconeri, from the Mountains of North Indi

346. Rhododendron Falconeri, from the Mountains of North Indi
Painted from a plant growing out of doors in Mr. Douglas Heaths garden, under Leith Hill, Surrey. In its. home on the Himalaya Mountains, at elevations of 9000 to 13, 000 feet

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

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

Background imageMountains 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 imageMountains Collection: 328. Limestone Mountains of Sarawak. Borneo

328. Limestone Mountains of Sarawak. Borneo
Leafless flowering branches of a tree (Sterculia sp.) of the region in front, and tree of the same glittering in the distance. Below, on the left, remains of its old seed-vessels




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