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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1897,0505.645

  • Description

    Pancratium Maritinum (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.VII, 45); Sea Daffodil. 1778 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778
  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 350 millimetres
    • Width: 222 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with monogram in collage and inscribed on label with Latin and common name Verso inscribed with Linnaean classification, place and date of composition: "Feb. 7 1778" and source of plant
  • Curator's comments

    See bibliographic references in curator's comment for 1897-5-5-1. Composition made at St James' Place, source of plant: Bulstrode Park.

    Exhibition label 1992:
    ''Pancratium maritimum' is indigenous to south-west Europe and the Mediterranean countries. It was known to apothecary John Parkinson, who published it in his 'Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris. Or a Garden of flowers', London 1629'.

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  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIa)

  • Exhibition history

    1986 Sep-Nov, NY, Pierpont Morgan Library, Mrs Delany's Flower Collages, no.71
    1992 Sep-Dec, BM, Flower Collages of Mary Delany
    1994 May-July, Cardiff, Nat Mus of Wales, 'Mary Delany' (no cat.) 1995 Nov-Dec, Dublin, NG of Ireland, Mary Delany (no cat.) 2003/4 Dec-April, BM Enlightenment Gallery
    2009/10 Sep-Jan, New Haven, YCBA, Mrs Delany and her Circle

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1897

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1897,0505.645

Pancratium Maritinum (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.VII, 45); Sea Daffodil. 1778 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

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Pancratium Maritinum (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.VII, 45); Sea Daffodil. 1778 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

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