Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Orchid]. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Drawn there in 1841 on voyage to NZ. W.S.
- Swainson, William, 1789-1855
Drawing showing a flower stem and leaves of the green-coloured orchid (catasetum). The flower stem is drawn beside the foliage with a x indicating the point at which it was cut from the plant (on the far right).
Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - Title in pencil
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Pencil and watercolour, 271 x 185 mm
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- Mantell, Gideon Algernon 1790-1852 :Scrapbook. [ca 1810-1840] / Mantell, Gideon Algernon 1790-1852 :Scrapbook. [ca 1810-1840]
- 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil and watercolour, 271 x 185 mm
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