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Old Trunk of a Toddy Palm Tree (Caryota Urens)

Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

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Possibly an original watercolour sketch for a colour photograph for a publication, which has been mounted for an exhibition. Accompanying text reads, 'Caryota urens H.S., Panoramas and views from India and High Asia by Hermann and Adolphe Schlagintweit, with some photographs by Robert Schlagintweit. 1854 to 1858'.

Wellcome Collection





watercolour on paper (?)


H 22.1 x W 16.4 cm

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Acquisition method

presumed to be part of the collection formed by Henry S. Wellcome

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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