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COLLECTION Identifier: arn00020

Chinese paintings of flowering plants [Another series]

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.

Dates

  • circa 1850

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted: Material extremely fragile. Please contact botref@oeb.harvard.edu for additional information.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 box, 1 shared flat box) : 11 sheets: color illustrations ; detached from album with woven floral silk cover ; 22 x 34 cm + 25 x 38 cm

Provenance

Purchase from bookseller S.N. Rhoads of Philadelphia, July 1912. Number: 26, 997.

Related Materials

Other related material at the Botany Libraries, Harvard University Herbaria:
  1. Chinese paintings of flowering plants, hand-colored on rice paper. arn00019
  2. Illustrations of Chinese plants. gra00077
Title
Chinese paintings of flowering plants [Another series], circa 1850: A Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Botany Libraries, Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Harvard University.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
arn00020

Repository Details

Part of the Botany Libraries, Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Harvard University Repository

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