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Contains 47 Collections and/or Records:

Cassia marilandica (American Senna) pencil sketch of leaves, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 39
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...

Cassia marilandica (American Senna) colored sketch of plant, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 39
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...

Papaver somniferum (Opium poppy) ink and pencil illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Contents: Color instructions written in pencil "stamen yellow, filament white; g [indecipherable] green". Illustration not found in "American Medical Botany".

Papaver somniferum (Opium poppy) color illustration with pencil sketch on back, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Contents: Illustration not found in "American Medical Botany".

Original color illustration of leafy stem with blue flowers, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil on verso: "Both are very old sketches & may not be accurate. This can be found again."

Original color illustration, possibly of Ictodes foetidus [Symplocarpus foetidus] (Skunk cabbage), before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002, Plate 24?
Scope and Contents: Possibly Bigelow, Jacob. 1817. American Medical Botany, pl. 24.

Original color illustration, possibly of Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot) fragment depicting bud on stem, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002, Plate 49?
Scope and Contents: Possibly Bigelow, Jacob. 1817. American Medical Botany, pl. 49.

Draft caption for Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot), before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5Identifier: gra00002, Plate 49?
Scope and Contents: Possibly Bigelow, Jacob. 1817. American Medical Botany, pl. 49.

Pencil sketch, possibly of Statice caroliana (Marsh rosemary), includes additional sketch on verso, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6Identifier: gra00002, Plate 25?
Scope and Contents: Possibly Bigelow, Jacob. 1817. American Medical Botany, pl. 25.