John Day's Orchids
November 30, 2005 9:44 AM Subscribe
The orchid scrapbooks of John Day.
Over the course of 40 years, John Day participated in the popular Victorian pursuit of orchid collection. He collected his stunning paintings of the plants into 53 scrapbooks, a selection of which is available online at the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens. [via the remarkable BibliOdyssey
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