Blue rattlesnake plant, 18th century

Blue rattlesnake plant, 18th century

C010/1799 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Blue rattlesnake (Crotalaria verrucosa) plant. Artwork drawn by the Scottish artist Sydney Parkinson during Captain James Cook's first voyage (1768-1771). Parkinson made close to 1000 drawings of specimens collected during the voyage, but died at sea in January 1771 on the return home. This item is part of the collections held at the Botany Library of the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: 1700s, 1760s, 1770s, 18th century, angiosperm, angiosperms, artwork, australian, biological, biology, blue rattlesnake, botanical, botany, botany library, cook expedition, cook's first voyage, crotalaria verrucosa, drawing, flora, flower, flowering plant, historical, history, illustration, indian, leaf, natural history, natural history museum, nature, plant, sketch, sydney parkinson

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.