FormatPen and india ink with a light rose colored pencil background on 4-ply board.
Dimensions28.8 cm W x 73.4 cm H (Item)
25.5 cm W x 33 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Date created20th century
DescriptionIllustration of a large pansy flower and three detail views, including floral diagram, reverse of flower, and center, accompanied by descriptive text. Background sketches along the left side include a house, a heart, and a church, center bottom includes three women and two girls sitting in a circle drinking tea, and center right includes flowers and an elf. Sketches depict various pansy folklore.
Upper left text lists various names this flower goes by - herb trinity, pink of my John, heart's ease, step-mother, kit run in the street, kiss me at the garden gate, cuddle me to you, kiss me quick or PANSY
Top right floral diagram illustration identifies sepal, petal, stamen, pistil, nectar sac
Bottom left illustration (reverse of flower) identifies sepal, petal, nectar sac
Bottom right illustration identifies stigma, pistil and stamens, nectar sac