Monkey orchid [Orchis simia]

    Date
    1915
    Creator
    Thomas Alan Stephenson (1898 - 1961, British) , Marine biologist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 375mm
    width (painting): 245mm
    height (frame): 500mm
    width (frame): 374mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Botany
    Content object
    nature
       > plant
          > flower
    Description
    Botanical study of the monkey orchid Orchis simian showing the whole plant from bulb to flower.

    Inscribed lower left in ink: ‘Orchis Simia from nr. Paris 3.VI.15. by T.A.Stephenson.’

    Thomas Alan Stephenson was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1951
    Object history
    Bequeathed by Professor G.E. (Tony) Fogg FRS, received June 2005.
    Associated place
    Credit
    ©artist's estate
    Image number
    RS.10607
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