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Botanical illustration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Riocreux botanical watercolors

Collection Identifier: arn00007
Scope and Content: The Riocreux watercolors comprise 87 original watercolor paintings in [matting]. The watercolors have been detached from the binding. The paintings vary in size from 22 x 28 cm up to 29 x 36 cm. There are two plates numbered 73 but they are not duplicates. Sixty-one illustrations were reproduced in Auguste Loiseleur Deslongchamps’s Herbier Général de l'Amateur, Deuxiéme série, t.1 (Paris: Didot Jeune, 1839).

Champignons du Tonkin: a collection of original paintings

Collection Identifier: far00036
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 250 watercolor illustrations and one original scrapbook. The paintings date from 1904 to 1909. Most were created by Nguyen Manh Hoan in Vietnam for Victor Demange. The species were determined by N. Patouillard in France, according to Pfister, Donald H., Champignons du Tonkin, 1985.The Patouillard Herbarium was purchased by the Farlow Herbarium after Patouillard's death in 1928. There are several paintings by Demange in the Patouillard Herbarium along with...

Charles Bullard algae drawings

Collection Identifier: far00006
Scope and Content: This collection consists of drawings of algae as seen through a microscope with handwritten descriptions. The drawings were made primarily between 1915 and 1921. Some of the specimens illustrated by Bullard were collected by other botanists, but most Bullard collected himself between 1892 and 1912. Most of the specimens were collected in New England, but specimens from Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Washington, and Wisconsin and from New Brunswick and Ontario, Canada, are also represented.

Drawings for the United States Naval Expedition to Japan and United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition

Collection Identifier: gra00080
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 64 black and white drawings created by Isaac Sprague depicting new species of Japanese plants. Asa Gray hired Sprague to create the drawings with the intention of publishing them; however, they were never published. Most of the drawings measure 28 x 37 cm with the exception of two drawings that measure 38 x 55 cm.Asa Gray identified 29 of the drawings by scientific name in pencil on the front. He also wrote “paid” in pencil on the reverse of some plates....

Hunnewell herbarium watercolors

Collection Identifier: GEN-FL 44 H85
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of six watercolors by Hunnewell painted from four specimens she collected in the Pyrenees in France. Four paintings have printed specimen labels from the attached. The printed labels originally read “F.W. Hunnewell, 2nd.” The “F.W.” has been crossed out and replaced with “M.P.”

Lizzie Churchill Allen watercolors of fungi

Collection Identifier: far00007
Scope and Contents: This collection contains watercolors, photographs, notes, correspondence, and reprints pertaining to Allen’s interest in mycology. The collection spans 1902-1925. There are eight boxes of original watercolor illustrations of fungi, an index of the watercolors, a box of notes describing fungi, primarily the genera Lactarius and Russula, photographs of fungi, reprints of articles about Russula, and one letter from Edward Thompson Harper. Waltercolors are stamped with a unique number....

Metalpoint drawings of botanical specimens by Kandy Vermeer Phillips

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3328
Overview: Metalpoint drawings inspired by Emily Dickinson's herbarium by artist, Kandy Vermeer Phillips.

Oakes Ames papers

Collection Identifier: I B ODA
Abstract: Compiled primarily during his tenure as supervisor of the Arnold Arboretum, the papers of Oakes Ames consist of correspondence, budgets, photographs, and biographical material. Ames served as supervisor of the Arnold Arboretum from 1927-1935; a period marked by the diversity of research and an increase in staff participation in teaching at Harvard.

Roland Thaxter sketch book

Collection Identifier: RARE BOOK T3685s
Scope and Contents: Contains miscellaneous collection of Roland Thaxter's original drawings, with brief notes.

Tessie K. Frank watercolors

Collection Identifier: gra00006
Scope and content: This collection contains 1,643 watercolor paintings of plants and flowers by Frank and fifteen of blank picture postcards and photographs of flowers. Scientific name and common name are often typed on the painting. This may have been done by the artist.