Papaver (Poppy), two varieties
Two varieties of Papaver (Poppy) -- Papaver flore pleno rubrum (Double Red) and Papaver Eraticum rubrum (Wild Red), drawn by Basilius Besler (1561-1629), one of many plates in a book entitled Hortus Eystattensis sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium ex variies orbis terrae partibus. The book contained illustrations of the flowers in the garden of Prince Bishop Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, in Eichstatt, Germany. Date: 1613
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The Royal Gathering at Windsor
The Royal Gathering at Windsor, November 17th 1907.
The Princess Royal, Duke of Connaught, Queen of Norway, German Emperor, Princess of Wales, Princess Patricia, Prince of Wales, King of Spain, German Empress, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Queen Alexandra, Grand Duke Vladimir of Russia, Queen of Spain, Duchess of Connaught, Princess Victoria, Prince Johann of Saxony, Prince Olaf, King Edward, The Infanta Isabel of Spain, Princess Henry of Battenberg, Grand Duchess Vladimir, Queen of Portugal, Duchess DAosta, Princess Johann of Saxony.
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Opium poppy varieties, Papaver somniferum
Opium poppy varieties, Papaver somniferum, and Anemone mexicana. Papaver sativum flore saturate purpureo petalis laciniatis, Papaver sativum rubrum flore simplici, Papaver sativum unguibus rubris flore pleno, Papaver spinosum americanum. Handcoloured copperplate mezzotint engraving after Georg Dionysus Ehret from Johann Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia, Ratisbonae, 1736