Wild Geranium | Columbine

Photographer Unknown

ArtistUnknown

CountryUnited States

MediumCyanotype

EmphemeraLeaf Form Specimen Photograms

Year1920-1940

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Flowers, Plants, Supports

Dimensions

Image Dimensions: 17.9 x 24.7 cm thin paper, laid down (shown reoriented)
Support Dimensions: 21.1 x 27.9 cm thin, manilla-colored paper


Shown is a photogram of specimens of a Wild Geranium at left and Columbine leaf at right.

 

Wild Geranium: Geranium maculatum (wild geranium, spotted geranium, or wood geranium) is aperennial plant native to woodland in eastern North America, from southern Manitoba and southwestern Quebec south to Alabama and Georgia and west to Oklahoma and South Dakota.


Columbine: Columbine: Aquilegia (common names: granny’s bonnet or columbine) is a genus of about 60-70 species[1] of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals [2] of their flowers. (both: Wikipedia accessed 2017)

 

print notes: written in graphite script along left margin: Wild Geranium | right margin: Columbine

condition: adhesive traces showing through leaf specimens from application to print verso.

Wild Geranium | Columbine