Notecard pack - Roses. Cover image - Provins rose by Georg Dionysius Ehret. From the Broughton Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.co.uk
Notecard - California rose and lavender with goldfinch, crested pigeon and a butterfly, by Nicolas Robert. From the Broughton Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.co.uk
Notecard - Roses in bud and bloom (detail), Chinese School. From the Broughton Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.co.uk
Notecard - Climbing tea roses and a humming bird (detail) by W. Mussill. From the Broughton Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.co.uk
Notecard - Pink centifolia rose by Louise d'Orleans. From the Broughton Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, brought to you by CuratingCambridge.co.uk

Roses - Notecard pack

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Illustrations of roses from the Broughton Collection. 

The Broughton bequest (1966 and 1973) has given the Fitzwilliam Museum one of the finest collections of botanical art in the world. Major the Hon. Henry Rogers Broughton gifted over 100 oil paintings, 38 albums of illustrations, and an astonishing 900 drawings of flowers to the museum. This pack contains five of the loveliest roses from the vast collection. Images include:

Georg Dionysus Ehret, Provins rose (Rosa gallica Hybrid) (cover image)

Nicolas Robert, California rose and lavender with a goldfinch, crested pigeon and a butterfly

Chinese School, Roses in bud and bloom (detail)

W. Mussill, Climbing tea roses and a humming bird (detail)

Louise d'Orléans, Pink centifolia rose

Product details: 

  • Notecard pack
  • 10 greetings cards, 2 each of 5 designs, with envelopes
  • Card size: 9 x 14cm
  • Blank inside
  • Printed in the UK on carbon balanced paper through the World Land Trust

Dedicated to financially supporting the University of Cambridge Museums, Collections and Botanic Gardens