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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1897,0505.396

  • Description

    Gloriosa Superba (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.IV, 96) Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772-1782
  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 311 millimetres
    • Width: 201 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with monogram in collage ("D" only) and inscribed on label with Latin name Verso inscribed with Linnaean classification and with place and date of composition: "19 Septr"
  • Curator's comments

    See bibliographic references in curator's comment for 1897-5-5-1. Composition made at Bulstrode Park.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIa)

  • Exhibition history

    1986 Sept-Nov, NY, Pierpont Morgan Library, Mrs Delany's Flower Collages, no.8
    1995 Nov-Dec, NG of Ireland, Mary Delany (no cat.)
    2011-2012 Nov-Feb, BM Enlightenment Gallery

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1897

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1897,0505.396

Gloriosa Superba (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.IV, 96) Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

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Gloriosa Superba (Hexandria Monogynia), formerly in an album (Vol.IV, 96) Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background

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