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Box 1

 Container

Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

Notes about illustrations and three small sketches of flowers, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Content: The Bigelow collection consists of botanical illustrations and supporting material. There are 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates, mostly pertaining to Bigelow's “American Medical Botany,” including pen and ink drawings and pencil drawings - some colored - and hand-colored proofs. There were 17 packets of specimens with identifying labels. Plants were collected in Europe; some are dated March 1839. The specimens were mounted on specimen sheets and were cataloged...

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

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 2
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil "J. Bigelow Original copy."

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

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 3
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil "original copy J.B."

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

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 1
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil "original copy J.B."

Eupatorium perfoliatum (Thorough wort) printed plate, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 2
Scope and Content: The Bigelow collection consists of botanical illustrations and supporting material. There are 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates, mostly pertaining to Bigelow's “American Medical Botany,” including pen and ink drawings and pencil drawings - some colored - and hand-colored proofs. There were 17 packets of specimens with identifying labels. Plants were collected in Europe; some are dated March 1839. The specimens were mounted on specimen sheets and were cataloged...

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

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 4
Scope and Contents: Color sketch with penciled instructions on coloring.

Coptis trifolia (Gold thread) printed plate with pencil sketch on back, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 5
Scope and Content: The Bigelow collection consists of botanical illustrations and supporting material. There are 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates, mostly pertaining to Bigelow's “American Medical Botany,” including pen and ink drawings and pencil drawings - some colored - and hand-colored proofs. There were 17 packets of specimens with identifying labels. Plants were collected in Europe; some are dated March 1839. The specimens were mounted on specimen sheets and were cataloged...