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March 1851

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
Support: 22.200 x 31.500 cm
Image: 22.000 x 26.000 cm (i)
Secondary support: 44.800 x 33.100 cm

Scope and content

Botanical study of the Dendrobium, including flowers and root. Lady Falkland stayed in the Mahabaleshwur hills during the hot season, when her husband was the governor of Bombay (1848-53). The handwriting of the poem does not seem to be hers, although the rest of the inscriription is.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-105171
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Item no. assigned by LAC
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1990-207 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-19
Copyright: Nil

Additional name(s)

Artist: Unknown.

Additional information

Removed from: Album: watercolour sketch mounted sideways with glue on folio 23 recto

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on support recto below image, l.r.:"My form is in the Wild,/- - - - [illegible] music/Granted & Giving/ - - [illegible] I will all apart from/[earthly] things/Like form[illegible] & Gild"_.
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on support recto below first inscription, l.r.:Mahabaleshwur./Dendrobium/March 1851

Subject heading

1. plant.
2. plante.


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