image MS_131_28
Image number: RS.16356
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Red archangel or dead nettle

Date

1689-1713

Creator

Richard Waller (1655-1715, British), Naturalist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p28

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 380mm
width (page): 240mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

Description

Botanical study of red archangel or dead nettle (Lamium rubrum). Signed ‘R. Waller pinx[it]’ (Richard Waller painted this). Unlike on his other drawings, Waller did not record the reference to John Ray’s Synopsis Methodica Stirpium Britannicarum (London, 1690), though this plant is listed at p. 82, no. 2, also known as the small dead nettle.

Transcription

37. Lamium Rubrum. Ger.
Red Arch Angell.
R. Waller pinx.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Richard Waller’s signed watercolour study of English grasses, made between 1689 and 1713. For further details, see the description at MS/131/004.

Related Fellows

Richard Waller (1655-1715, British), Naturalist

Associated place

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