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Drawings of plants collected at Cape Town

Collection Identifier: gra00074
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of 52 original botanical illustrations of plants collected in Cape Town, South Africa in 1817. The artist is Clemenz Heinrich Wehdemann. Includes a letter dated 22 March 1820 from J. May[?], informing Professor [William Dandridge] Peck that plants were being shipped to Boston, Mass.Also contains a "List of seeds and bulbs" collected by Wehdemann, in his own hand. Numbered drawings correspond to this list. Includes 7 drawings not listed in the seed and...