Cypripedium spectabile [art original].

Cypripedium spectabile [art original].
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939
2 art originals : pencil and colored pencil on paper ; 21 x 17 cm. (folded)
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Blaschka archive, box 43
This item is in the "Blaschka archive".
Drawings folded along vertical edge with first drawing on p. [1] and second drawing on p. [3]. Drawing on p. [1] is of fourteen interior views of plant parts with details in brown, green, yellow, and pink. Drawing on p. [3] is of one large, cross section view of plant ovary with detailing in green.
This orchid, commonly known as the Showy Lady's-slipper, Pink-and-white Lady's-slipper, and Queen's Lady's-slipper, is a rare plant native to northern North America.
This drawing is part of a series of botanical drawings created by the Blaschkas to reference in constructing glass models for the Botanical Museum of Harvard University.
Digitized by Harvard Museum of Natural History 2006.
Some notations penciled in, some of which are in English.
Some staining.
Blaschka design drawings. Botanicals