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Flower, leaves, and fruit, botanical illustration, watercolor and verso for the Kidong Valley, Ostrich Group diorama in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Flower, leaves, and fruit, botanical illustration, watercolor and verso for the Kidong Valley, Ostrich Group diorama in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Watercolors

Watercolors

9 x 12 in

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One of the flowers seen under the binocular x14; This plant usually has an ochreous green coloration. Lower leaves often dried and yellow. Leaves rather pubescent especially beneath; Ripe fruit x1; Solanum; One branch of rather flourishing plant. The flower head is perhaps a little too deeply colored. It is difficult to render so pale a color on white paper

One of the flowers seen under the binocular x 14, This plant usually has an ochreous green coloration. lower leaves often dried and yellow. Leaves rather pubescent especially beneath, One branch of rather flourishing plants. The flower head is perhaps a little too deeply colored. It is difficult to render so pale a color on white paper, Solanum, ripe fruit x 1

9 x 12 in.
Verso: Two plants growing commonly in the grass to be used for variety. The pink flowered plant grows in tufts from a single base and is covered with flowers. The solanum plants just here have a somewhat dry yellowish or ochreous green appearance, as the rains have about finished.
Barcode: "AMNH Library 100099447"
(Kidong Valley, Ostrich Group)

Africa

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art003

AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Citation

Unknown (artist), “Flower, leaves, and fruit, botanical illustration, watercolor and verso for the Kidong Valley, Ostrich Group diorama in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed January 25, 2021, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8314.