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Horticulture Collection

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Wardian case with plants

Wardian case with plants
A Wardian case, containing several plants

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower)

Tropaeolum Speciosum (Flame Flower), a semi-hardy perennial nasturtium climbing plant of the Tropaeolaceae family, with crimson red flowers

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Annual and Biannual flowers

Annual and Biannual flowers
A wonderful array of garden flowers in bloom including chrysanthemums, foxgloves (digitalis), hollyhocks, pansies, sweet peas, gladioli, iris, petunias and nasturtiums. Date: 1930

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex

Gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, Sussex
View of the gardens at Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, West Sussex, showing daffodils growing in the foreground, and the Elizabethan manor house in the background

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Four boys in a street in the East End of London

Four boys in a street in the East End of London
Four boys walking along a street in the East End of London, passing the premises of the East End News. Two of them have bare feet. Two are wearing hoods, though it doesn t appear to be raining

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Hamemalis Mollis (Witch Hazel)

Hamemalis Mollis (Witch Hazel)
Hamemalis (or Hamamelis) Mollis (Witch Hazel), a large shrub or small tree of the Hamamelidaceae family, native to areas of China

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Tropical plant and orchid house

Tropical plant and orchid house
Cross-section view of a tropical plant and orchid house

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon

Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon
View of Connaught Gardens at Sidmouth, East Devon, with an array of flowers in flowerbeds, with trees in the background. The gardens were named after the Duke of Connaught

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose)

Rosa Banksiae Lutea (Lady Banks Rose), of the Rosaceae family, native to China. It has white or pale yellow flowers. Lady Banks, after whom this rose was named

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Kerria Japonica (Japanese Yellow Rose)

Kerria Japonica (Japanese Yellow Rose), a shrub of the Rosaceae family with bright yellow flowers, native to China, Japan and Korea

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Cattleya Trianae Mrs Phillips

Cattleya Trianae Mrs Phillips, also known as Flor de Mayo (May Flower) or Christmas Orchid (Orchidaceae family), with pink, purple and yellow colouring

Background imageHorticulture Collection: R G Fortt gardening catalogue

R G Fortt gardening catalogue
The colourful front cover of R G Fortts spring gardening catalogue

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire

Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire
View of Tewin Water House and Tewin Water, at Digswell, Hertfordshire, with a host of golden daffodils in the foreground. The house was built in the 17th century

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Compton Acres Gardens at Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset

Compton Acres Gardens at Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset
View of Compton Acres Gardens in the village of Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset. Bright pink flowers can be seen through an archway with a wrought iron gate

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Rosa Padre

Rosa Padre, a hybrid tea rose of the Rosaceae family. Seen here in close-up, showing two bright pink flowers and a bud

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Horticultural Society conservatory, Chiswick, London

Horticultural Society conservatory, Chiswick, London
People inside the large conservatory (or greenhouse) of the Horticultural Society at Chiswick, west London

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Clematis Montana Rubens

Clematis Montana Rubens, a hardy climbing plant of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, with pink flowers. Seen here growing up the side of a house

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales

Garden of Mounton House, Chepstow, Gwent, Wales
A view of the garden of Mounton House in Chepstow, Gwent, Wales, with different coloured tulips in separate flowerbeds

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Reginald Malby, photographer

Reginald Malby, photographer
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society. Seen here in a head and shoulders portrait with a pipe in his mouth

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Reginald Malby working in his garden

Reginald Malby working in his garden
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, working in his garden

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent

Old farmhouse, Bassetts Mill, Cowden, Kent
View of an old farmhouse at Bassetts Mill in the village of Cowden, near Edenbridge, Kent

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree) in blossom

Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree) in blossom
Prunus (Flowering Cherry Tree), laden with bright pink blossom

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Iris Bruno (Tall Bearded Iris)

Iris Bruno (Tall Bearded Iris), a flowering perennial of the Iridaceae family, with gold, purple and brown colouring. A close-up of the head in full flower

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Rose of Sharon, Hypericum calycinum

Rose of Sharon, Hypericum calycinum. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Human vegetable figure

Human vegetable figure. circa 1825

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire

Gardens at Tewin, Hertfordshire
View of gardens at the village of Tewin, near Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, showing many shades of tulips growing in an open, grassy area

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Shortia Galacifolia (Oconee Bells, Acony Bell)

Shortia Galacifolia (Oconee Bells, Acony Bell), a rare American wildflower of the Diapensiaceae family. It has white flowers. Seen here growing in a plant pot

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland

Dunira, Perthshire, Scotland
A lovely view of Dunira in Perthshire, Scotland, showing trees and a heather-covered hill from across a stretch of water

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Common jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla

Common jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla. Handcolured copperplate engraving after a botanical illustration by James Sowerby from William Curtis The Botanical Magazine, Lambeth Marsh, London, 1787

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, London

Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, London
View from the balcony of the Lawrence Hall of the Royal Horticultural Society, Central London, with an exhibition taking place

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Open gateway into an Italian garden

Open gateway into an Italian garden
An open gateway into an Italian garden. The statue of a boy is framed inside the archway

Background imageHorticulture Collection: A Charles Wells Public House

A Charles Wells Public House, in an unidentified location. This brewery company, based in Bedfordshire, is still in existence today, with over 200 pubs to its name

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden

Reginald Malby with a giant camera in his garden
Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society, using a giant camera in his garden at Woodford, Essex

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Malby family group photo

Malby family group photo
Members of the Malby family (four adults and a child) pose for a group photo in a garden. On the far left is Reginald Malby (1882-1924), official photographer to the Royal Horticultural Society

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Herbsts bloodleaf varieties, Iresine herbstii

Herbsts bloodleaf varieties, Iresine herbstii a) var. acuminata, b) var. aureo-reticulata. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Plumed cockscomb or silver cocks comb, Celosia argentea

Plumed cockscomb or silver cocks comb, Celosia argentea (Cock s-comb, Celosia cristata). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Red angels trumpet, Brugmansia sanguinea. Extinct

Red angels trumpet, Brugmansia sanguinea. Extinct. (Datura sanguinea). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Jerusalem cherry, Solanum pseudocapsicum var. diflorum

Jerusalem cherry, Solanum pseudocapsicum var. diflorum
Jerusalem cherry or Madeira winter cherry, Solanum pseudocapsicum var. diflorum (Star capsicum, Solanum capsicastrum). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Prickly pear or Indian fig opuntia, Opuntia ficus-indica

Prickly pear or Indian fig opuntia, Opuntia ficus-indica (Opuntia vulgaris). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Rose General Jacqueminot, hybrid perpetual

Rose General Jacqueminot, hybrid perpetual. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Rose Baroness Rothschild, hybrid perpetual

Rose Baroness Rothschild, hybrid perpetual. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Chinese wisteria, Wisteria sinensis

Chinese wisteria, Wisteria sinensis (Wistaria sinensis). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Shoe flower or China rose, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Shoe flower or China rose, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Pansy, Viola tricolor

Pansy, Viola tricolor var. maxima. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Parma violet, Viola odorata

Parma violet, Viola odorata var. parmensis. Viola alba hybrid. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica

Calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica
Trumpet lily, arum lily or Calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica (Richardia africana). Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Common water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes

Common water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageHorticulture Collection: Tree peony, Paeonia moutan

Tree peony, Paeonia moutan. Paeonia ?? suffruticosa. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896



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