Calvatia elata [?]

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Creator

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949)
Culture: American

Subject

Botany; Mycology; Fungi; Mushrooms

Description

Watercolor drawing on paper of two groups of fungi, executed in shades of beige, pale grey, and white: the larger group on right consists of a tall, pestle-shaped fungus measuring 4 1/4 inches in height; the cap is softly rounded, and the substantial stalk measures 1 inch at widest point and tapers gradually; a small specimen measuring 1/2 inch in height is situated to its left; the second group to the left is also comprised of two specimens; the taller one measures 3 1/2 inches in height, while the other, to its right, measures 1 1/2 inches in height; both pestle-shaped with thick, tapering stalks; strokes of brown indicate earth in both groups; in lower right, in pencil, " Calvatia elata- / young stage."
Calvatia elata [sic] - / young stage.

Coverage

Repository: Bard College, Montgomery Place

Date

c. 1900-1920

Rights

In Copyright - Educational use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Gift of J. Dennis Delafield
Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery Place Collection.
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Format

Paper (wove), pencil, watercolor
8 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (22.54 x 28.89 cm)

Type

Botanical drawing

Identifier

Image Number: MP.2005.87

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Citation

Delafield, Violetta White (botanist, mycologist, and garden designer, 1875-1949) and Culture: American, “Calvatia elata [?],” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 11, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/2386.