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Ferns: British & foreign

The history, organography, classification, and enumeration of the species of garden ferns. With a treatise on their cultivation, etc. etc

by John Smith

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Published by Hardwicke & Bogue in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Smith
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 450 p.
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25949026M
OCLC/WorldCa3791781

John Smith (–) was an English botanist who was the first curator at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens), starting in He had first been employed at the gardens as a stove boy (stoking stoves to warm the greenhouses) in Along with the directors, Sir William Jackson Hooker and Sir Joseph Hooker, he oversaw the conversion of the gardens from Fields: Botany. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Ferns at Enter Zip Code or city, : Smith John.

  Her book ‘Photographs of British algae: She would go on to produce similar botanical blueprints in her book ‘Cyanotypes of British and foreign ferns’ in Anna Atkins’s pioneering work serves as a reminder of the forgotten female scientists of her day. And as we look forward to Father’s Day on 18 June, we can also celebrate. By the middle of the nineteenth century, botany was a popular amateur pursuit as well as a rapidly developing science. First published in , this catalogue covers the flora of Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy - the most popular tourist destinations of the period. It was.

A cyanotype of ferns labelled 'Ceylon', from 'Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns', made by Anna Atkins in Atkins was a pioneering figure in photographic history, having produced the first book to use photographic illustrations - 'British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions' - in Search result for alfred-barton-rendle: Journal of Botany, British and Foreign Volume 34 (), The Classification of Flowering Plants; Volume 2(), Journal of Botany, British and Foreign Volume V (), Catalogue of the African Plants(), Catalogue of the African Plants(), List Of .


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TY - BOOK TI - Ferns: British & foreign. The history, organography, classification, and enumeration of the species of garden. Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (), disassembled pages of which are held by various museums and collectors; An album inscribed to "Captain Henry Dixon," Anne Dixon's nephew ().

Atkins retained the algae, ferns and other plants that she used in her work and in donated the collection to the British : 16 MarchTunbridge, Kent, England. Ferns: British & foreign: the history, organography, classification, and enumeration of the species of garden ferns with a treatise on their cultivation, etc.

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Ferns British and foreign: their history, organography, classification, and enumeration with a treatise on their cultivation, etc. etc. Ferns: British & foreign: the history, organography, classification, and enumeration of the species of garden ferns with a treatise on their cultivation, etc. etc.

Only 13 copies of the handwritten book are known to exist, some of which are in various stages of completion. Later, she would collaborate with another female botanist, Anne Dixon (–), in making two more books featuring cyanotypes: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns () and Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants.

Ferns, British & Foreign: The history, organography, classification, and enumeration of the the species of garden ferns. With a treatise on their cultivation, etc. London BHL Reference page. Smith, J. 2 Ed. Ferns, British & Foreign: The history.

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etc". Fern identification. The following photos will allow you to identify ferns. Click on image to view plant details. Adiantum caudatum. Adiantum pedatum. Adiantum raddianum. - Free Miniature Book printie of Anna Atkins' Pioneering Cyanotype book: "British and Foreign Ferns".

This makes a " book. Along with her first book, Atkins published Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns in and Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns in Both books used her photogram. After her book on algae, she collaborated with Anne Dixon on at least two more botanical books, Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns and Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and.It describes how to grow ferns from spores, vegetative propagation, and the few diseases to which ferns are liable.

It goes on to recommend the species and cultivars suitable for different habitats within a British garden, and the best of the foreign hardy ferns. Illustrated with black and white photographs." Buy from A natural history book on Ferns: British & Foreign by John Smith.

With numerous illustrations. John Smith () was an English botanist who was the first curator at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens), starting in He had first been employed at the gardens as a stove boy (stoking stoves to warm the greenhouses) in