Ref NoMS/411/18
TitleVolume 18
DescriptionBound volume containing 64 watercolour paintings of flowering plants, mostly British, as well as labels and details of the date and location that the flower was found. The bound volume has 'Album' emboldened on the spine and the number '18' written on the spine. The following plants are listed showing the page number, the common name or names, and the Latin name in brackets:

816. 'Purple form of Arum maculatum'
817. [Italian Arum] (Arum italicum) Detail of interior of flower depicted also. NB: Watercolour is mounted over a page printed with "Album" and the name "Emma A Salmon" finely penned in the middle. Remnant & Edmonds, Paternoster Row, 1839 printed the album
818. [Italian Arum] (Arum italicum) NB: Hand-penned frame, with illegible name and date 1834 in middle of backing paper with a finely penned poem inside. Left side of poem is upside down; right is rightside-up
819. Sweet Flag, Sweet Sedge (Acorus calamus)
820. Broad Pondweed (Potamogeton natans) Details of nuts depicted and labelled also
821. Sea Arrow-grass (Triglochin maritimum) NB: Watercolour is mounted over a page with a finely penned poem, signed with illegible initials
822. Sea Arrow-grass (Triglochin maritimum) NB: Watercolour is mounted over a page with a poem ("In Eastern lands, they talk in flowers"), penned by hand and unfinished
823. Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus) Detail of flower depicted also. NB: Watercolour mounted on a page with two finely hand-penned poems. The second is "Riddle", with the answer "TOBACCO" underneath
824. Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia) NB: Watercolour mounted on a page with a poem "To a Sister's Memory" penned by hand on both sides of the paper. Signed "SH" (?).
825. Great Water Plantain (Alisma plantago) Details of flowers and buds (?) depicted also
826. Lesser Water Plantain (Alisma ranunculoides) Details of flowers depicted also
827. Floating Water Plantain (Alisma natans)
828. Frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranæ) NB: Handwritten note inserted on top of page. Signed "Donald G...?" Watercolour is mounted over a page with a poem, penned by hand
829. Water Soldier (Stratiotes aloides)
830. Bog Orchis (Malaxis paludosa) Details of bud and flower depicted also
831. Broad-leaved Helleborine (Epipactis latifolia) Detail of flower depicted also
832. [Violet Helleborine] (Epipactis purpurata or violacea var. E. latifolia) NB: Watercolour mounted on page with decorative printed frame, inside of which is a drawing, pencil, ink and white accents of watercolour, of a rustic coachman (?) . Labelled "A touch à la Morland" (George Morland 1763-1804, British painter)
833. Broad-leaved Helleborine. Var. (Epipactis purpurata or violacea) NB: Mounted on page with decorative printed frames, inside of one is a drawing in pencil of an alpine farm scene with cows, two men, and chalet
834. Marsh Helleborine (Epipactis palustris) Detail of flower depicted also.
835. Marsh Helleborine (Epipactis palustris) Details of flowers depicted also. NB: Watercolour is mounted over a page with a poem ("In Eastern lands, they talk in flowers"), penned by hand and unfinished
836. White Helleborine (Cephalanthera pallens [grandiflora]) Details of flower and root depicted also
837. Narrow-leaved Helleborine (Cephalanthera ensifolia) Detail of flower depicted also
838. Twayblade (Listera ovata)
839. Twayblade (Listera ovata) Detail of flower and root depicted also. Watercolour mounted on a page with a poem "To a Wild Rose" penned by hand on both sides of the paper
840. Bird's-nest Orchis (Neottia [Listera] nidus-avis) Details of plant parts depicted also
841. Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes autumnalis)
842. Creeping Goodyera (Goodyera repens) Detail of flower depicted also
843. Green-winged Meadow Orchis (Orchis morio) Details of flower and root depicted also. Watercolour is mounted over a page with a poem, penned by hand and unfinished
844. Dwarf Orchis (Orchis ustulata) Details of flowers and root depicted also
845. Early Purple Orchis (Orchis mascula) Details of flowers and root depicted also
846. Spotted Orchis (Orchis maculata) Details of flowers depicted also
847. Spotted Orchis (Orchis maculata) Details of flowers, leaf and root depicted also
848. (Orchis prætermissa x O. latifolia, O incarnata) More currently known as Dactylorhiza. ['Druce' is noted too] Details of flowers depicted and labelled also
849. (Orchis prætermissa) More currently known as Dactylorhiza. Details of flowers and roots/leaves depicted also
850. (Orchis incarnata var. O. latifolia) More currently known as Dactylorhiza. Details of flowers and leaf (labelled) depicted also. ['Druce' is noted too]
851. Pyramidal Orchis (Orchis pyramidalis) Details of flowers depicted also
852. Lesser Butterfly Orchis (Habenaria bifolia)
853. Greater Butterfly Orchis (Habenaria [bifolia] chlorantha) Large detail of leaf/root depicted also
854. Fragrant Orchis (Hanbenaria conopsea) Details of flower and root depicted also
855. Frog Orchis (Habenaria viridis) Details of flower and root depicted also
856. Man Orchis (Aceras anthropophora)
857. Musk Orchis (Herminium monorchis) Detail of flower and stem depicted also
858. Bee Orchis (Ophrys apifera) Detail of root depicted also
859. Spider Orchis (Ophrys aranifera)
860. Fly Orchis (Ophrys muscifera)
861. Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium calceolus) Detail of interior of flower depicted also
862. Yellow Iris, Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus) Detail of bud (?) depicted also
863. Stinking Iris (Iris fœtidissima)
864. Stinking Iris (Iris fœtidissima)
865. Gladiolus (Gladiolus [illyricus] communis) Detail of leaf depicted also
866. Californian Sisyrinchium (Sisyrinchium californicum)
867. Spring Crocus (Crocus vernus)
868. Autumnal Crocus (Crocus nudiflorus) Detail of denuded flower depicted also
869. Daffodil (Narcissus, Pseudonarcissus)
870. Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) Detail of root depicted also
Date1917-1937
LevelFile
Extent1 bound volume
NotesN.B. Some of the notes of locations and dates of flowers appear to have been acquired by Gwatkin through other people as it sometimes states 'per [through] Dr H. Clarke', or 'per R.L. Smith' or 'per E.M. Marsden Jones' or 'per C.D. Heginbothom' or 'the Rev Canon Goddard' or 'per Miss Vachell' or 'per Mrs Copland-Griffiths' or 'per Capt. E. Copland-Griffiths' or 'per E. C-G.' or 'per Mr Norman Hadden' or 'per Mrs Colville' or 'per Miss Austen-Leigh' or 'per A. Young' or 'per Mrs Baker' or 'per Miss Hardcastle' or 'per Mr Charles Nicholson' or 'Lady M. Spicer' or 'per Mrs Godman' or 'per Miss Cory' or 'per Mr Reginald Cory (now deceased)' or 'per Rev. J.E. Kelsall' or 'per Mr W.D. Watson' or 'per Mrs Stewart' or 'per Miss Day' or '(Mrs Fisher)' or 'F E Batt' or 'per Miss Tennant' or 'per Nurse Clarke and G.S.A. Waylen' or 'per Miss Whitaker'.
Creator NameGwatkin, J.R.G.
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