Saturday July 19 2014 — 8 notes
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Hippeastrum reticulatum (synonym: Amaryllis reticulata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Hippeastrum reticulatum (synonym: Amaryllis reticulata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Curcuma petiolata (synonym: Curcuma cordata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Curcuma petiolata (synonym: Curcuma cordata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Hoffmania discolor (synonym: Campylobotrys discolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Hoffmania discolor (synonym: Campylobotrys discolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, July 18, 2014
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How Queen Guenever rode a-maying into the woods.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

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How Queen Guenever rode a-maying into the woods.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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How Galahad drew out the sword from the floating stone at Camelot.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

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How Galahad drew out the sword from the floating stone at Camelot.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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The questing beast.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

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The questing beast.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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How Dame Lionesse came forth arrayed like a princess.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

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How Dame Lionesse came forth arrayed like a princess.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014