Rose bay

The Reverend William Keble Martin spent many years of his life collecting, studying and drawing plants. This drawing is a preliminary plate for inclusion in his book The Concise British Flora in Colour published in 1965. It corresponds to plate 35 in the final work. The plant depicted is rose bay (Epilobium angustifolium) cdrawn from a specimen collected at Heathfield 1 Septmeber 1933. RAMM also has his herbarium collection (pressed plants).

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
99/2015/29
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour, ink and pencil on
Common Name
rose bay
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
36 35; EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM ; omit this enlargement but add Circaea with small enlargement
Production Person Initials
William Keble
Production Person Surname
Martin
Production Year Low
c1900
Production Year High
1965

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untitled: Epilobium angustifolium: rose bay