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Camellia thea (Thea chinensis) Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: arn00017, Plate 44
Scope and Content: Forty-five original watercolors of plants mounted on paper. The watercolors may have been produced in Canton. Many bear "M. and J. Lay or J. Whatman” watermarks dated 1815 to 1819. Watercolors include butterflies, moths, or other possible pollinators. Latin names have been added in pencil.

Cardamine bellidifolia, L. Digital

Item Identifier: arn00015
Scope and Contents: This collection contains 39 unnumbered leaves of vascular plant watercolors. Some of the watercolors seem to be unfinished.

Cassiope hypnoides, Don Digital

Item Identifier: arn00015
Scope and Contents: This collection contains 39 unnumbered leaves of vascular plant watercolors. Some of the watercolors seem to be unfinished.

Castilleia pallida (Castilleja pallida), Kunth. Digital

Item Identifier: arn00015
Scope and Contents: This collection contains 39 unnumbered leaves of vascular plant watercolors. Some of the watercolors seem to be unfinished.

Chaenomeles japonica Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: arn00016, Plate 42
Scope and Content: Forty-nine original watercolors. Probably produced in Canton. Many bear “J. Whatman” 1804 or 1805 or “I. Taylo(r)” watermarks. The drawings generally include samples of fruits or seeds and a dissection of the flower to show its structure. Latin names and occasional Chinese labels appear in pencil on either front or reverse side. Includes a typed index that lists all plates including plate 19 Eriobotrya japonica which is lacking.

Chimnanthus praecox [Chimonanthus praecox] Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: arn00016, Plate 38
Scope and Contents: Watermarked: J WHATMAN 1804.

Chinese paintings of flowering plants [Another series] Digital

Collection Identifier: arn00020
Scope and Contents: 11 Chinese paintings of flowering plants from approximately 1850. Gouache on pith paper, edged with silk ribbon and further applied to paper. Title derived from note in album. Sheets detached from album. Album stored in separate shared box.

Chinese paintings of flowering plants, hand-colored on rice paper Digital

Collection Identifier: arn00019
Scope and Contents: 18 Chinese botanical illustrations featuring insects. Gouache on pith paper, edged with silk ribbon and further applied to paper. Probably made in Canton, circa 1850.Title derived from bookseller’s description.Bookseller’s description attached to album endpage: "Hand-colored on rice paper. Oblong folio, loosely mounted in silk borders on paper backgrounds. ... These appear to have been made around 100 years ago, and are all very exquisite, each plate having some...

Chloranthus serratus Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: arn00016, Plate 30
Scope and Contents: Watermarked: J WHATMAN 1804.

[Chlorophytum sp.] Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8Identifier: arn00017, Plate 38
Scope and Content: Forty-five original watercolors of plants mounted on paper. The watercolors may have been produced in Canton. Many bear "M. and J. Lay or J. Whatman” watermarks dated 1815 to 1819. Watercolors include butterflies, moths, or other possible pollinators. Latin names have been added in pencil.