Saharanpur Garden Drawings
Collection - Artist unknown
Sprekelia, c. 1844.
Pencil and watercolour on paper, 385 x 241 mm.
This collection contains over 300 watercolour drawings of
plants from the famous Botanic Garden at Saharanpur, 800 miles
northwest of Bengal, south of the Himalayas. The drawings
were made during the 1850s by a number of local artists. Little
is known about the talented artists who produced such attractive
and important records of the plants that were growing in the
Garden during this period.
images from the collection