Watercolor

Primrose, clasping bell flower, and polygonum

Mid to late 19th century / Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

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A watercolor painting of common evening-primrose (Oenothera biennis), clasping bellflower (Triodanis perfoliata), and water knotweed or smartweed (Persicaria amphibia). Inscription reads, "Primrose / Clasping Bell flower / Amphibious Polygonum / Enothera Biennis / Campanula Perfoliata / Polygonum Amphibium."

~ Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900), “Primrose, clasping bell flower, and polygonum,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed September 21, 2020, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/904.

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Title

Primrose, clasping bell flower, and polygonum

Subject

Wildflowers
Watercolors (paintings)

Description

A watercolor painting of common evening-primrose (Oenothera biennis), clasping bellflower (Triodanis perfoliata), and water knotweed or smartweed (Persicaria amphibia). Inscription reads, "Primrose / Clasping Bell flower / Amphibious Polygonum / Enothera Biennis / Campanula Perfoliata / Polygonum Amphibium."

Creator

Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

Source

Sarah Haven Foster Wildflowers

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

Mid to late 19th century

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-AA1989.75.51

Watercolor Item Type Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Mary A. Foster, 1901