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'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 (Fagus cunninghamii); and the light-green trees, one on each side, are the Celery-topped Pine (Phyllocladus rhomboidalis, Rich.) and Sassafras (Doryphora sassafras, Endl.). In front are some Tree-Ferns (Dicksonia antarctica, Labill.), and Richea dracophylla, R.Br.'

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Good King Henry

Chenopodium bonus Henricus, Good King Henry. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde: ou collection des Plantes d'usage dans la Medecine, dans les Alimens et dans les Arts. Vol. 3, 1774. Tab. 8, t. 008

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Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861

Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, photographed on arrival in Ootacamund, southern India, 9 April 1861. Collected by Richard Spruce in Ecuador, the plants were received by WIlliam McIvor, a former Kew gardener, who was superintendent of the Botanic Garden in Ootacamund, where he successfully cultivated the red bark trees. Extracts of the bark of Cinchona produced quinine, a malaria medicine

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