'Orchids': portfolio, 1860-1876
Scope and Contents
This volume comprises notes relating to the second edition of ‘On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects.’ Comprises notes, printed matter, illustrative matter and letters. The volume originally included seeds and pressed flowers, now in DAR 142. The volume includes a number of wrappers annotated 'All selected' or 'Thrice looked through'.
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