A made-up leather bound album bearing gold tooled Royal Arms. Contains 13 drawings. Additionally, four have been removed and mounted separately.
Formerly attributed to Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826).
vellum (skin); support
height, leaf, 526, mm
width, leaf, 379, mm
height, coverboards, 540, mm
width, coverboards, 391, mm, approx.
bequeathed; 1973; Broughton, Henry Rogers
; 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
Scrase, David. 1983. Flowers of Three Centuries; One Hundred Drawings & Watercolours from the Broughton Collection.Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation
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)
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.
Object Number: PD.121-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 80593; input: 2002-07-31; modified: 2007-03-20)