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Margaret Stones Research Materials: Selected Historical Works

Image from Banks' Florilegium.

LSU Libraries Special Collections holds significant resources on botanical art within the E. A. McIlhenny Natural History Collection. The selected sources listed here represent artists whose work may have influenced Margaret Stones. Visit the library catalog using these subject terms to see more holdings:

Botany--Pictorial Works
Botany, Medical--Early Works to 1800
Herbals--Early Works to 1800

Works include illustrations by William Bartram, Ferdinand Bauer, Elizabeth Blackwell, Mark Catesby, Sydenham Teast Edwards, George Dionysius Ehret, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Sydney Parkinson, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, and James Sowerby.


Banks, Joseph. Banks' Florilegium : a Publication in Thirty-Four Parts of Seven Hundred and Thirty-Eight Copperplate Engravings of Plants Collected on Captain James Cook's First Voyage Round the World in H.M.S. Endeavour, 1768-1771. London: Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), 1980-1989.
QK5 .B33 1980 FLAT

Bartram, William. William Bartram : Botanical and Zoological Drawings. 1756-1788. Reproduced from the Fothergill album in the British Museum (Natural History); edited with an introduction and commentary, by Joseph Ewan. Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1968.
QK98 .B35 FLAT McIlhenny

Bauer, Ferdinand Lucas. Illustrationes florae novae hollandiae: sive icones generum quae in prodomo florae novae hollandiae et insulae van diemen descripsit robertus brown. London: Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History),1989.
QK431 .B3 I4 1989 FLAT McIlhenny

Blackwell, Elizabeth. A Curious Herbal, Containing Five Hundred Cuts, of the Most Useful Plants, which are Now Used in the Practice of Physick : engraved on folio copper plates, after drawings taken from the life : to which is added a short description of ye plants…London: Printed for J. Nourse..., 1739.  
QK99 .A1 B54 1739 OVER McIlhenny

The Botanical Magazine, or, Flower-garden Displayed. London: Printed for W. Curtis by S. Couchman, 1787-1800.
QK1 .C9

Calmann, Gerta. Ehret, Flower Painter Extraordinary. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977.
QK31 .E33 C34 1977 OVER McIlhenny

Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de. [Plantarum succulentarum historia, ou histoire des plantes grasses. Avec figures dessinées par P.-J. Redouté. Paris: Garney, an VII, 1799-1805].
SB438 .C36 FLAT Rare

Catesby, Mark. The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands : Containing the Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants: Particularly, Those not Hitherto Described, or Incorrectly Figured by Former Authors, with their Descriptions in English and French. London: Printed for Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleetstreet, 1771.
QH41 .C28 FLAT McIlhenny

Ehret, Georg Dionysius. Ehret's Flowering Plants / [text by Gill Saunders]. Exeter: Devon Webb & Bower; Michael Joseph, 1987.
QK98.183 .E48 A2 1987 OVER

Hooker, Joseph Dalton. The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya. London: Reeve and Co., 1849.
QK495 .R47 H8 FLAT McIlhenny 

Sowerby, James. English Botany : or, Coloured Figures of British Plants. London: Printed by Richard Taylor ... for the proprietor, C.E. Sowerby ..., [1832]-1846.  
QK306 .S73 1832 McIlhenny 

Ventenat, Étienne Pierre. Jardin de la Malmaison. Paris, Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1803-1804. 
DC801 .M25 V4 FLAT Rare

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