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Worcester College, from the gardens.

William Matthison, From Fifty water-colour drawings of Oxford, with brief description notes by Edward C. Alden, Oxford, circa 1900 (?).

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Worcester College, from the gardens.

William Matthison, From Fifty water-colour drawings of Oxford, with brief description notes by Edward C. Alden, Oxford, circa 1900 (?).

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Saturday, September 21, 2013
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Front cover from Our village, by Mary Russell Mitford, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, London, New York,  1893.

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Front cover from Our village, by Mary Russell Mitford, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, London, New York, 1893.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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Headpiece ornament to chapter 5.

Hercule (?) Catenacci, from Voyage autour de mon jardin (Journey around my garden), by  Alphonse Karr, Paris, 1851.

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Headpiece ornament to chapter 5.

Hercule (?) Catenacci, from Voyage autour de mon jardin (Journey around my garden), by Alphonse Karr, Paris, 1851.

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Monday, May 27, 2013
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Countess of Orkney (Camellia japonica).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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Countess of Orkney (Camellia japonica).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Paphiopedilum lowii (syn. cypripedium lowii)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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Paphiopedilum lowii (syn. cypripedium lowii)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, May 20, 2013
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Primula auricula nigra 

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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Primula auricula nigra

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, May 19, 2013
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American Starthistle (Centaurea americana)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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American Starthistle (Centaurea americana)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, May 19, 2013
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Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, syn. Echinacea intermedia)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, syn. Echinacea intermedia)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, May 19, 2013