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COLLECTION Identifier: gra00002

Jacob Bigelow botanical illustrations

Sample colored engraving of Acer eriocarpum from François André Michaux's Histoire des Arbres Forestiers de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Vol. 2, Pl. 13 (opp. page 278), Paris: L. Haussmann, 1813 Digital

Scope and Contents Sample plate contains annotations about prices to produce in French and appears to have fewer colors than the published version.
Sample colored engraving of Acer eriocarpum from François André Michaux's "Histoire des Arbres Forestiers de l'Amerique Septentrionale," Vol. 2, Pl. 13 (opp. page 278), Paris: L. Haussmann, 1813
Sample colored engraving of Acer eriocarpum from François André Michaux's "Histoire des Arbres Forestiers de l'Amerique Septentrionale," Vol. 2, Pl. 13 (opp. page 278), Paris: L. Haussmann, 1813

Original enclosure for Acer eriocarpum engraving with annotation "Dr. Joseph Bigelow Boston Summer Street" Digital

Original enclosure for Acer eriocarpum engraving with annotation "Dr. Joseph Bigelow Boston Summer Street"
Original enclosure for Acer eriocarpum engraving with annotation "Dr. Joseph Bigelow Boston Summer Street"

Datura stramonium (Thorn apple) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Scope and Contents Written in pencil "original copy J.B."
Datura stramonium (Thorn apple) original illustration, before 1817
Datura stramonium (Thorn apple) original illustration, before 1817

Eupatorium perfoliatum (Thorough wort) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Scope and Contents Written in pencil "J. Bigelow Original copy."
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Thorough wort) original illustration, before 1817
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Thorough wort) original illustration, before 1817

Phytolacca decandra [Phytolacca americana] (Poke) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Scope and Contents Written in pencil "original copy J.B."
Phytolacca decandra [Phytolacca americana] (Poke) original illustration, before 1817
Phytolacca decandra [Phytolacca americana] (Poke) original illustration, before 1817

Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Scope and Contents Color sketch with penciled instructions on coloring.
Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) original illustration, before 1817
Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) original illustration, before 1817

Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) printed plate with pencil sketch on back, before 1817 Digital

Scope and Contents Partially colored.
Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) printed plate with pencil sketch on back, before 1817
Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) printed plate with pencil sketch on back, before 1817