HE WAS ACKNOWLEDGEDTO BE THE TOP AUTHORITY ON ORCHIDS OF HIS TIME AND PUBLISHED THE GENERA AND SPECIES OF ORCHIDACEOUS PLANTS. HERE HE WRITES A LETTER TO FELLOW BOTANIST, TAXONOMIST AND EDITOR OF THE GARDENERS' CHRONICLE ABOUT A "MONTROUS PIMPERNEL". 16, 1862, on his personal "Acton Green Turnham Green, London" letterhead, by the English botanist, gardener, and orchidologist who worked, for a short time, as an assistant in Sir Joseph Banks herbarium and was appointed chair of botany at University College, London (1829-60).
He wrote many scientific and popular works and botanical textbooks as well as making significant contributions to the Botanical Register , of which he was the editor for many years, and to the Gardeners' Chronicle , where he was in charge of the horticultural department. The fig 153 represents a monstrous Pimpernel sent me by Boughton Kingdon, & mentioned in the Gardeners' Chronicle May 11, 1844. It is in fine condition, with minor age toning. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA.Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. YES, WE DO OFFER A LAYAWAY PLAN. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL HAND SIGNED AUTOGRAPH. We do not sell reprints or facsimile autographs. We closed our retail galleries and now are totally internet sales oriented. We are a long-time member of UACC #RD337, PADAH, and the Manuscript Society.
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