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Title:

Flower album

Maker:

Unknown; draughtsman

Category(s):

album; drawing

Name:

album

School/Style:

French

Description:

A made-up leather bound album bearing gold tooled Royal Arms. Contains 13 drawings. Additionally, four have been removed and mounted separately.

Production
Note:

Formerly attributed to Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826).

Material:

vellum (skin); support

Dimension(s):

height, leaf, 526, mm
width, leaf, 379, mm
height, coverboards, 540, mm
width, coverboards, 391, mm, approx.

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Broughton, Henry Rogers

Inscription(s):

; spine; gold tooling; BOTANICAL / DRAWINGS / FERDINAND / BAUER
; front cover, coat of arms; gold tooling; HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / SEMPER EADEM
; inside corners of border surrounding coat of arms; gold tooling; A R A ?; difficult to decipher

Documentation:

Scrase, David. 1983. Flowers of Three Centuries; One Hundred Drawings & Watercolours from the Broughton Collection.Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation

Related Object(s):

PD.121-1973.3; Molucella laevis
PD.121-1973.4; Felicia amelloides (compositae, Blue Daisy or Blue Marguerite)
PD.121-1973.16; Cassia corymbosa (Golden Shower Tree)
PD.121-1973.17; Trillium erectum (Stinking Benjamin or Squaw Root)

Parts(s):

PD.121-1973.1; Freesia
PD.121-1973.2; Asclepias curassavica
PD.121-1973.5; Convallaria majalis 'Flore Pleno'
PD.121-1973.6; Unidentified plant (? slender green stems with sparse, small spikes, spiked, thistle-like leaves, and white, five petalled flowers in a cluster with green berries)
PD.121-1973.7; ?Semele sp.
PD.121-1973.8; Crinum sp.
PD.121-1973.9; Dracaena sp.
PD.121-1973.10; Malvaceae species
PD.121-1973.11; Proboscoidea sp.
PD.121-1973.12; Gynandropsis gynandra
PD.121-1973.13; ?Capparis sp.
PD.121-1973.14; Senna sp.
PD.121-1973.15; Asclepias sp.

Accession:

Object Number: PD.121-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 80593; input: 2002-07-31; modified: 2007-03-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/80593