Malpighia coccifera [art original].

Title: 
Malpighia coccifera [art original].
Author/Artist: 
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939
Publisher: 
1890-1913.
Description: 
1 art original : pencil and colored pencil on paper ; 21 x 17 cm. (folded)
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
134018
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Blaschka archive, box 43, Range 6, Bay 6, Shelf 4
Location: 
Digital Image of Drawing
Call Number: 
No call number available
Variant Title: 
Malpighia coccigera
Notes: 
This item is in the "Blaschka archive".
Drawing is on p. [1] of four pages created by folding along vertical edge. Drawing includes fourteen views of interior of plant including two cross sections. Most views are detailed in color including yellow, green, and pink. The remaining three pages are vacant.
This flowering plant, commonly known as the dwarf holly, is native to the Caribbean and is often used to make bonsai.
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 staining, especially along lower edge.
Series: 
Blaschka design drawings. Botanicals