The Poonah Grape
Watercolour by Willliam Hooker of The Poonah Grape. This is taken from one of ten volumes known as 'Hooker's Fruits' which were commissioned by the RHS to help standardise the nomenclature of cultivated fruit. The painting is dated 1820.
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Knight's scarlet fleshed Strawberry
Watercolour on paper by Augusta Innes Withers of Knight's scarlet fleshed Strawberry. This is taken from one of ten volumes known as 'Hooker's Fruits' commissioned by the RHS to help standardise the nomenclature of cultivated fruit. After William Hooker suffered a stroke Withers was one of several artists appointed to complete the paintings. Withers was flower painter to Queen Adelaide and Queen Victoria as well as illustrating works by John Lindley and James Bateman. This painting is dated 1825.
Illustration for the poem 'Maud' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1865 (albumen print)
XJF438475 Illustration for the poem 'Maud' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1865 (albumen print) by Cameron, Julia Margaret (1815-79); Private Collection; (add.info.: Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92. The model is Mary Ann Hillier (1847-1936).); English, out of copyright
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