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Vegetable Collection

Background imageVegetable Collection: Kingston Mkt / Vegetables

Kingston Mkt / Vegetables
KINGSTON MARKET A vegetable stallholder is caught by the camera as she pares her vegetables. Date: 1940s

Background imageVegetable Collection: Twinflower, Linnaea borealis

Twinflower, Linnaea borealis, Linnea boreale. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science, Florence

Background imageVegetable Collection: Poster, Keep ceaseless watch for Colorado Beetle

Poster, Keep ceaseless watch for Colorado Beetle
Ministry of Agriculture poster, Keep ceaseless watch for Colorado Beetle, they can destroy our potato crops. circa late 1930s

Background imageVegetable Collection: Poster, The Vegetabull

Poster, The Vegetabull, a vegetable dish made with dried eggs or household milk is as good as a joint (post-WW2 rationing was still going on at this time). 1947

Background imageVegetable Collection: Sea or rock samphire, Crithmum maritimum

Sea or rock samphire, Crithmum maritimum. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Richard Duppa from his The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany, Longman, Hurst

Background imageVegetable Collection: Black truffle, Tuber melanosporum

Black truffle, Tuber melanosporum (Tuber cibarium, Tartufo commestibile, Lycoperdon tuber). Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageVegetable Collection: Vegetable roots

Vegetable roots
Plate 4 from Le Regne Vegetal, Vol 12, Hort. Atlas (1870). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London. Entitled Racines alimentaires

Background imageVegetable Collection: Daucus carota, carrot

Daucus carota, carrot
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageVegetable Collection: Food plant bulbs

Food plant bulbs
Plate 8 from Le Regne Vegetal, Vol 12, Hort. Atlas (1870). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London. Illustration entitled Plantes bulbeuses alimentaires

Background imageVegetable Collection: Vegetable plants

Vegetable plants
Plate 10 from Le Regne Vegetal, Vol 12, Hort. Atlas (1870). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London. Entitled Plantes potagerea

Background imageVegetable Collection: Babies in a cabbage patch

Babies in a cabbage patch. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageVegetable Collection: Great argonaut, cuttlefish and flying squid

Great argonaut, cuttlefish and flying squid
Great argonaut, Argonauta argo 1, cuttlefish, Sepia tuberculata 2 and European flying squid, Todarodes sagittatus 3. Polpo dell argonauta, Seppia tubercolata, Calamajo sagittato

Background imageVegetable Collection: Goose barnacles

Goose barnacles, Alepas species 1, 2, Pentalepas laevis 3, Pollicipes 4, and goose neck barnacle, Pollicipes pollicipes 4, 5, extinct Litholepas 6

Background imageVegetable Collection: Potato harvest, Rafta Farm, St Levan, Cornwall

Potato harvest, Rafta Farm, St Levan, Cornwall
Mother and daughter (Pamela and Sandra Semmens) working on the potato harvest at Rafta Farm, St Levan, near Lands End, Cornwall. Date: 1970s

Background imageVegetable Collection: Leek Show winners

Leek Show winners
Two prize winners at a Leek Show displaying their impressive vegetables alongside a couple of equally impressive mantel clocks, presumably their prizes

Background imageVegetable Collection: German empress cactus, Disocactus phyllanthoides

German empress cactus, Disocactus phyllanthoides. Cactus phyllanthoides, Cactus speciosus, Catto elegante. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle

Background imageVegetable Collection: Tropical pitcher plant, Nepenthes distillatoria

Tropical pitcher plant, Nepenthes distillatoria, Nepenthes indica, Nepente dell Indie. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Octopus and squid species

Octopus and squid species
Common octopus, Octopus vulgaris 1, musky octopus, Eledone moschata 2, European flying squid, Todarodes sagittatus 3, and glass squid, Cranchia scabra 4

Background imageVegetable Collection: Human vegetable figure

Human vegetable figure. circa 1825

Background imageVegetable Collection: The Main Gate - Tangiers, Morocco

The Main Gate - Tangiers, Morocco. Close to the Grand Socco (large outdoor vegetable market - souk). Date: circa 1930s

Background imageVegetable Collection: Experiment on an apple tree

Experiment on an apple tree. Illustration (prob. Engraving) from Stephen Hales, Statical essays: containing vegetable staticks.. Vol. I, 3rd ed. Date: 1738-40

Background imageVegetable Collection: Bird of paradise, Strelitzia reginae

Bird of paradise, Strelitzia reginae
Crane flower or bird of paradise, Strelitzia reginae, Strelitzia della Regina. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Radiated tortoise, Astrochelys radiata. Critically

Radiated tortoise, Astrochelys radiata. Critically endangered. Testudo coui. Testuggine coui. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageVegetable Collection: Thrift, Armeria maritima

Thrift, Armeria maritima (Statice armeria). Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Richard Duppa from his The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany, Longman, Hurst

Background imageVegetable Collection: Jews mallow, Corchorus olitorius

Jews mallow, Corchorus olitorius
Nalta jute, tossa jute, Jews mallow, Corchorus olitorius. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Swan after an illustration by William Jackson Hooker from Samuel Curtis Botanical Magazine, London, 1828

Background imageVegetable Collection: Views of Golden Lane, London 1872

Views of Golden Lane, London 1872
Views of Golden Lane, near Smithfield Market, in London, 1872. Illustrations (clockwise from top left): The Earls Barrow; Making trimmings for Soup Kitchens; China Yard on Saturday Afternoon; a

Background imageVegetable Collection: Humpty and Dumpty the rabbits find a cabbage

Humpty and Dumpty the rabbits find a cabbage
A Great Discovery -- Humpty and Dumpty the twin rabbits escape from their hutch and find an enticing-looking cabbage. Date: 1912

Background imageVegetable Collection: Victorian Scrap -- Watercress Seller

Victorian Scrap -- Watercress Seller. late 19th century

Background imageVegetable Collection: Vintage lettuce seed packet

Vintage lettuce seed packet
A lettuce seed packet from the Card Seed Company, New York. Date: c. 1910

Background imageVegetable Collection: Thessaloniki - Poultry and Vegetable Salesman

Thessaloniki - Poultry and Vegetable Salesman. Date: circa 1916

Background imageVegetable Collection: Brassica sp

Brassica sp
Plate 11 from Le regne vegetal (1870): the plant kingdom, Vol 12. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageVegetable Collection: Allium cepa, onion

Allium cepa, onion
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageVegetable Collection: Alfred Meakin Bleu de Roi Dinner Service

Alfred Meakin Bleu de Roi Dinner Service given to Queen Mary Date: 1913

Background imageVegetable Collection: Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Background imageVegetable Collection: Jequirity bean or rosary pea, Abrus precatorius

Jequirity bean or rosary pea, Abrus precatorius, Abro da corone. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Parasitic plant, Cytinus hypocistis

Parasitic plant, Cytinus hypocistis, Citino ipocistide. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science

Background imageVegetable Collection: Hermit crabs and coconut crab

Hermit crabs and coconut crab
Hermit crab, Pagurus excavatus 1, common hermit crab in shell, Pagurus bernhardus 2, and coconut crab, Birgus latro 3. Paguro angoloso, Paguro bernardo, Birgo ladro

Background imageVegetable Collection: Common guava, Psidium guajava

Common guava, Psidium guajava
Common guava, yellow guava or lemon guava, Psidium guajava (Psidium pomiferum, Psidio pomifero). Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageVegetable Collection: Rhytidophyllum grande

Rhytidophyllum grande. Gesnere a grandes feuilles, Gesneria grandis. Near threatened. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum

Mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum
May apple, mayapple, American mandrake, wild mandrake and ground lemon, Podophyllum peltatum. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageVegetable Collection: Bird of paradise flower, Strelitzia reginae

Bird of paradise flower, Strelitzia reginae
Crane flower or bird of paradise flower, Strelitzia reginae, Strelitzia della Regina. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Javillo or antidote caccoon fruit, Fevillea cordifolia

Javillo or antidote caccoon fruit, Fevillea cordifolia. (Fevillea hederacea, Fevillea a foglie d ellera). Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle

Background imageVegetable Collection: Red mangrove, Rhozophora mangle

Red mangrove, Rhozophora mangle, Rizofora dei paduli. Mangle. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageVegetable Collection: Mexican cotton, Gossypium hirsutum

Mexican cotton, Gossypium hirsutum
Upland cotton or Mexican cotton, Gossypium hirsutum. (Gossypium tricuspidatum, Gossypium religiosum, Cotone di tre punte)

Background imageVegetable Collection: Changeable velvetberry, Stachytarpheta mutabilis

Changeable velvetberry, Stachytarpheta mutabilis
Changeable velvetberry, coral porterweed, pink snakeweed, red snakeweed or pink rat tail, Stachytarpheta mutabilis, Verbena mutabilis, Verbena di fiori cangianti

Background imageVegetable Collection: Madam gorgon, Acicarpha tribuloides

Madam gorgon, Acicarpha tribuloides. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science, Florence, Italy, 1837

Background imageVegetable Collection: Poster, Turn Over a New Leaf

Poster, Turn Over a New Leaf, eat vegetables daily to enjoy good health. circa 1945

Background imageVegetable Collection: Advert for Elkington & Co Victorian items 1895

Advert for Elkington & Co Victorian items 1895
Advert for Elkington & Co, with eleotro plate household items including; Irish inkstand, vegetable dish, tea and coffee set, case of four serviette rings, salt and spoons, salad bowl and servers



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