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The Great Tree-Aloe of Damaraland

Photo credit: Collection of the Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Landscape with ostriches and a tree-aloe (Aloe dichotoma), Nambia.

Collection of the Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Richmond


Date

1861

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 54.5 x W 75 cm

Accession number

MO 101

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

The Great Tree-Aloe of Damaraland, South West Africa, about 20 feet in height, the crown of leaves and flowers more than 20 feet in Diameter: the Stem about 12 feet in circumference. Near Anison or horned Owl peaks on Andersson's New Road. Sketched May 25th 1861. T.BAINES


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Collection of the Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB England

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