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Background imagePaintings Collection: View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland. Marianne North

View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland. Marianne North
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland

Background imagePaintings Collection: Tulip Bissard Adelaar, 1740

Tulip Bissard Adelaar, 1740
Watercolour on paper of Tulip Bissard Adelaar dated 1740. Painting by Georg Dionysus Ehret (1708 - 1770). Part of the Arthur Church Collection

Background imagePaintings Collection: Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black Coc

Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black Cockatoo.-Macadamia ternifolia, F. Muell. belongs to the Proteaceae, and is closely allied to Helicia

Background imagePaintings Collection: Corypha taliera, c 1795 - 1804

Corypha taliera, c 1795 - 1804
Illustration of Corypha taliera, by unknown Indian artist, 1795 - 1804. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c. 1795 - 1804

Background imagePaintings Collection: Oryza sativa, L. (Rice)

Oryza sativa, L. (Rice)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Urania speciosa, Willd. (Ravenala madagascariensis, Travellers Palm )

Urania speciosa, Willd. (Ravenala madagascariensis, Travellers Palm )
Watercolour on paper, undated (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil

Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the gallery guide, Datura arborea, Linn. [Brugmansia arborea L.] is a native of tropical America, and is commonly cultivated in other countries

Background imagePaintings Collection: Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil

Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The large trunk in front covered with a Cactus (Cereus, sp.), a large aroid (Philodendron, sp.)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Areca catechu, L. (Betelnut, pinang, areca nut)

Areca catechu, L. (Betelnut, pinang, areca nut)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Ginger)

Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Ginger)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Jasminum scandens, Willd

Jasminum scandens, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Plumeria acuminata

Plumeria acuminata
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: No. 767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya

No. 767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya
Oil on board, no date. Study of the Bunya-Bunya. This noble Conifer, Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook. is perhaps the most valuable food-tree indigenous in Australia

Background imagePaintings Collection: View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania

View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; The large tree with dark foliage in the centre is a species of Beech-Birch of the colonists

Background imagePaintings Collection: Possum up a Gum Tree

Possum up a Gum Tree
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; The Opossum feeds on the leaves of Eucalyptus paniculata, Sm. and Loranthus aurantiacus, A.Cunn

Background imagePaintings Collection: Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878

Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878
Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India. Artist: Marianne North (1830 -1890)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Heliconia buccinata, Roxb

Heliconia buccinata, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: A tall Brazilian Climber

A tall Brazilian Climber
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; This is Aristolochia brasiliensis, Mart. & Zucc. var

Background imagePaintings Collection: Calamus viminalis, ca 1800

Calamus viminalis, ca 1800
Watercolour on paper of Calamus viminalis, commonly known as rattan or chair bottom cane by unknown Indian artist commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c.1800

Background imagePaintings Collection: Garcinia pedunculata, Roxb

Garcinia pedunculata, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Bambusa balcooa, Roxb. (Bamboo)

Bambusa balcooa, Roxb. (Bamboo)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Quercus squamata Roxb

Quercus squamata Roxb
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In his Flora Indica, Roxburgh notes that this hard wood is a native of the Garrow mountains

Background imagePaintings Collection: Strychnine Tree, Strychnos nux-vomica

Strychnine Tree, Strychnos nux-vomica

Background imagePaintings Collection: Strychnos potatorum, Willd. (Clearing nut)

Strychnos potatorum, Willd. (Clearing nut)
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In Flora Indica, Roxburgh notes that this species is found exclusively in the...mountains

Background imagePaintings Collection: Diospyros ebenum, K├Ân. (Ebony)

Diospyros ebenum, K├Ân. (Ebony)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Diospyros melanoxylon, Willd. (Ebony)

Diospyros melanoxylon, Willd. (Ebony)
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1820). In Flora Indica, Roxburgh notes that the bark of this tree

Background imagePaintings Collection: The Bottle Tree of Queensland

The Bottle Tree of Queensland
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, 1892, The Bottle Tree of Queensland.- Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop

Background imagePaintings Collection: Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensland

Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensland
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The trees, Araucaria bidwillii, Hook

Background imagePaintings Collection: The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore

The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, ; The Breadfruit, Artocarpus incisa, Linn

Background imagePaintings Collection: Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia

Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia
Oil on board, no date. According to the... There are two species of Doryanthes, the present, D.Palmeri, Hill, and D.excelsa, which has a globose inflorescence

Background imagePaintings Collection: Ripe cone of Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales

Ripe cone of Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The beauty of the richly coloured seeds of this Cycad (Macrozamia spiralis, Miq.)

Background imagePaintings Collection: x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870

x Disoselenicereus fulgidus, 1870
Watercolour and pencil on paper of x Disoselenicereus fulgidus by Walter Hood Fitch. Original illustration for Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5856, 1st September 1870

Background imagePaintings Collection: Poa tenella, L

Poa tenella, L
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Melica latifolia, R

Melica latifolia, R
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Arum sessiliflorum, Roxb

Arum sessiliflorum, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1715-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Pothos pinnata, Willd

Pothos pinnata, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Dracaena atropurpurea, Roxb. (D. elliptica)

Dracaena atropurpurea, Roxb. (D. elliptica)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Dracaena maculata, R

Dracaena maculata, R
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Asparagus adscendens, R

Asparagus adscendens, R
Watercolour on paper, nop date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Dioscorea pentaphylla, Willd

Dioscorea pentaphylla, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh 1751-1815)

Background imagePaintings Collection: Jasminum chrysanthemum, R. (Jasmine)

Jasminum chrysanthemum, R. (Jasmine)
Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In Flora Indica, Roxburgh notes that this species was found in Sirinagur by Watercolour on paper

Background imagePaintings Collection: Willughbeia edulis, R

Willughbeia edulis, R
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)



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