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    English Iris

    Date
    1907
    Creator
    Arthur Harry Church (1865 - 1937, British) , Botanist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 310mm
    width (painting): 210mm
    height (frame): 380mm
    width (frame): 278mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Botany
    Content object
    nature
       > plant
          > flower
    Description
    Botanical study of the flower of the cultivated ‘English Iris’ Iris xiphiodes, with a section through the flower.

    Inscribed below in pencil: ‘Iris xiphioides (x1 1/2) Large Garden Form. A.H.Church delt. July 7 1907.’

    Arthur Harry Church was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1921.
    Object history
    Bequeathed by Professor G.E. (Tony) Fogg FRS, received June 2005.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.10605
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