This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection.
Drawing includes fifteen views of petals and interior of plant. Most views are detailed in orange and yellow.
This flowering plant, commonly known as the sweet scented lycaste, is native to Central 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.
Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection
Digitized by Harvard Museum of Natural History 2006.