Greeting card - Flowers of the field by Mary Forbes, including red vetch, blue flax, and a white daisy, with a tortoiseshell butterfly. From the Broughton collection of The Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.com

Greeting Card Flowers of the field

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Mary Forbes (neé Capell), A spray of Lathyrus nissolia, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, Linum perenne, Lysimachia nemorum, Adonis annua and a small tortoiseshell butterfly, 1768
A botanical study of meadow flowers in watercolour and bodycolour that is modelled on a similar image by Georg Dionysius Ehret. The flowers are labelled below the drawing as follows: 1. Crimson Glass Vetch / 2. Ox-Eyed Daisey / 3. Perenial Blue Flax / 4. Pheasant-Eye / 5. Yellow Pimpernel of Ye. Wood.
Product details:
  • Standard Greeting Card
  • 16.8 x 12.2 cm
  • Blank inside, cello bagged with envelope
  • Printed in the UK using carbon balanced materials

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