Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms
Watercolor drawing on paper of a single fungus, on left side of paper: drawing measures three inches in height; cap measures 3 1/8 inches at widest point; the wide, gently floppy cap is executed in shades of acqua; the gill area in pale cream with pencilled fine, close drawn lines to indicate the gills; the stalk in pale cream and beige; dark strokes of greyish-brown indicate ground; on upper right corner, in pencil, is "85" ; in lower right corner, "Aug 1920 / BHF / Pa / Clitocybe virens".
85 / Aug 1920 / B.H.F. / Pa. / Clitocybe virens
Buck Hill Falls, PA
Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place
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Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
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Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
5 x 6 1/2 in. (12.7 x 16.51 cm)
Image Number: MP.2005.40
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Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Clitocybe virens,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed June 3, 2023, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2346.