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Maize – zea mays

Detailed painting of corn tassels, tall with small buds. Tassels in the centre of the painting are more detailed, other tassels are suggested by shadows in the background. Inscription beneath the painting reads, "Maize zea mays."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

[Untitled leaves] ; Anemone hepatica

Two smaller paintings on darker paper mounted on one sheet. The top painting shows two roughly sketched blue petals lying on a surface with minimal shadows. The bottom shows three blue flowers with some white accents, on tall, thin stems emerging ...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Glaucium luteum

Very lightly sketched and painted flower, some leaves painted light grey or green, others just outlined in pencil. Stem surrounded with curling, loose leaves. Inscription at the bottom centre of the page reads, "Glaucium luteum." Another...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Cowslip primula veris

Two smaller paintings mounted on one sheet. The upper painting shows two small yellow flowers, with no stems or leaves, lightly outlined. The lower painting shows a stem with bunch of small yellow flowers drooping down with very light green leaves...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Ranunculus asiaticus

Painting of three ranunculus flowers: the top, yellow with red on the edges of the petals, the flower to the right, dark red with grey centre, and the flower on the left, bright yellow with small red dots on the tips of each petal. Each flower has...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Chironia

Painting of a stemless bundle of small mauve flowers with small yellow centres. Two leftmost flowers are washed out, lighter than the others. Inscription below the painting reads, "Chironia."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Erythrina

Painting of plant with a long, thin green stem with slender red flowers on either side. Inscription below the painting reads, "Erythrina."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

[Rosaceae?]

Single dusky pink rose with many additional stems and leaves from all angles.

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

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