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CONCERT, c1500.
Woodcut from Luigi Pulci's 'Driadeo d'Amore,' Venice, Italy, c1500.
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MEMORIAL DAY, 1868.
Orphan children laying wreaths and strewing flowers on the graves of Civil War dead at Arlington Cemetery, Virginia, as part of the first nationwide observance of Memorial (Decoration) Day, 30 May 1868. Contemporary American wood engraving after a drawing by C.M. Thomas.
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0043682
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism.
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GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism. The Newborn Buddha (Japanese).
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0121045
THORNTON: SENSITIVE PLANT.
'Large Flowering Sensitive Plant' (Calliandra grandiflora Bentham). Engraving by Joseph Constantine Stadler after a painting by Philip Reinagle for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1799.
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0122607
FLOWER VENDOR, 1940.
A young African American flower vendor in Durham, North Carolina. Photograph by Jack Delano, May 1940.
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GROWING PLANT, 2002.
A plant growing in Spring, 2002. Full credit: contrast/Streubel - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0109432
SAGUARO CACTUS.
Detail of a saguaro cactus (Carnegia gigantea). Photographed near Tucson, Arizona, 2007. Full credit: ullstein bild - Lammel / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
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JESTER, 1568.
Woodcut, 1568, by Jost Amman.
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HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
(1811-1896). American abolitionist and writer. Oil over a daguerrotype, c1850.
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0121037
THORNTON: CEREUS.
'The Night-Blowing Cereus,' or Queen of the night (Selenicereus grandiflorus). Engraving by Robert Dunkarton after a painting by Philip Reinagle and Abraham Pether for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1800.
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0121089
THORNTON: LOTUS FLOWER.
'The Sacred Egyptian Bean,' or lotus flowers (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. and Nelumbo lutea). Engraving by Thomas Burke and Frederick Christian Lewis after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1804.
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0121097
BOTANY: CLASSIFICATION.
'Analysis of the Sexual System of Carolus von Linnaeus.' Diagram of Linnaeus' sexual system of classifying flowers, c1807.
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ALABAMA: FLOWER, c1961.
A Black-eyed Susan flower at Desoto State Park in Alabama. Photograph, c1961.
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0266406
VIETNAM: STREET VENDOR.
A flower vendor in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photograph by Marc Charuel, 2009. Full credit:
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0154423
MICHELE MORGAN.
french actress Michele Morgan holding bunch of flowers lily of the valley on may 1st, 1952. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights rese
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0027145
CARROLL: LOOKING GLASS.
Alice in the Garden of Live Flowers. Illustration by Sir John Tenniel from the first edition of 'Through the Looking Glass,' 1872.
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0074655
AMELIA BLOOMER (1818-1894).
American social reformer. Amelia Bloomer's full-trousered costume which came to bear her name: wood engraving, 1851.
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0121055
THORNTON: DRAGON ARUM.
The Dragon Arum (Dracunculus vulgaris Schott). Engraving by William Ward after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1801.
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0122790
CHINA: PORCELAIN VASE.
Porcelain beaker vase decorated with scenes of flowers in a landscape. Probably Ching Dynasty, 17th-19th century.
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0121077
THORNTON: COWSLIP.
'The American Cowslip' (Dodecatheon meadia L.). Engraving by Warner after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1801.
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0354723
DORÉ: LONDON, 1872.
'The Flower Hawker.' Wood engraving after Gustave Doré, from the series 'London: A Pilgrimage,' 1872.
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0050957
AARON'S ROD.
Moses (right) observes as Aaron's rod, representing the tribe of Levi, is the only one of the 12 set up in the Tabernacle that flowers and yields almonds (Numbers 17). Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478-80.
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0101533
OVID (43 B.C.-c17 A.D.).
Roman poet. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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VAN GOGH: FRITILLARIES, 1887.
'Imperial Fritillaries in a Copper Vase.' Oil on canvas, Vincent van Gogh, 1887.
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0121049
THORNTON: PASSION-FLOWER.
The winged passion-flower (Passiflora alata Dryand.). Engraving by Warner after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1802.
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0266636
ADIRONDACKS, c1902.
Wild flowers in the Adirondack Mountains, New York. Photochrome, c1902.
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0121086
THORNTON: LIMODORON.
'The China Limodoron' (Phaius tunkervillae). Engraving by Landseer after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1802.
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0031630
MARTHA JEFFERSON RANDOLPH
(1772-1836). Daughter of Thomas Jefferson and White House hostess. Steel engraving, 1855, after a painting by Thomas Sully.
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0053446
JENNY LIND (1820-1887).
Swedish soprano singer. Lithograph, American, 1850.
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0120991
THORNTON: AURICULAS.
A group of auriculas (Primula x pubescens Jacquin). Engraving by Frederick Christian Lewis and James Hopwood the Elder, after a painting by Peter Henderson, for 'The Temple of Flora,' by Robert John Thornton, 1807.
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0353581
WORLD WAR I: GRAVES, 1914.
French officers laying flowers on graves of soldiers killed during World War I. Photograph, 1914.
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0121063
THORNTON: PITCHER PLANT.
Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia flava). Engraving by Richard Cooper the Younger after a painting by Philip Reinagle for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1803.
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0121035
THORNTON: SHELL GINGER.
'The Nodding Renealmia,' or shell ginger (Alpinia zerumbet). Engraving by Caldwall after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1801.
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0309134
FINE ART.
Still Life with Mandolin, 1885, by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), oil on canvas. Full Credit: DEA / E. LESSING / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0427713
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Louis XVI style carved wood Genoese armchair, Italy, Second half 18th century, Detail Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0053828
GENERAL CHIANG KAI-SHEK
at his wedding to Mei-ling Soong. Oil over a photograph, 1927.
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0056587
MARTHA WASHINGTON
(1732-1801). Wife of George Washington. Steel engraving, 19th century, after the painting, 1757, by John Wollaston.
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FLOWER-MAKER, 18TH CENTURY.
The manufacture of artificial flower bouquets. Copper engraving from 'L'Encyclopedie' of Denis Diderot, 18th century.
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0121051
THORNTON: PASSION-FLOWER.
The quadrangular passion-flower (Passiflora quadrangularis L.). Engraving by James Hopwood the Elder after a painting by Peter Henderson for 'The Temple of Flora,' by British botanist Robert John Thornton, 1802.
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