Inventory of the Margaret Stones Watercolors,

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu
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Creator: Stones, Margaret
Title: Margaret Stones Watercolors
Date: 1987
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Margaret Stones, botanical artist, served for twenty-five years as the principal illustrator for Curtis's Botanical Magazine and worked under commission for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, England. The collection contains six original watercolors of Northern California plants, painted in 1987 while Stones was visiting California.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC085
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Margaret Stones, botanical artist, served for twenty-five years as the principal illustrator for Curtis's Botanical Magazine and worked under commission for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, England. She is the author of The endemic flora of Tasmania (1967) and Flora of Louisiana (1991).

Scope and Content

The collection contains six original watercolors of Northern California plants, painted in 1987 while Stones was visiting California. Arranged alphabetically by plant name.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Stones, Margaret
Plants in art
Watercolor painting
Botanical illustration
Botany--California, Northern--Pictorial works

Access

Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Margaret Stones in 1989.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret Stones Watercolors, MC085, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box MC Folio 7

Brodiaea laxa, Cold Canyon 1987 March 30

Box MC Folio 7

Calochortus albus, "globe lilly," Table Mountain, Butte County 1987 April 9

Box MC Folio 7

Erythronium multiscapoideum, Greenstone, El Dorado County 1987 April 10

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Fritillaria liliacea Lindl, Jeppson vernal pools, Solano County 1987 March 31

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Iris macrosiphon, Occidental 1987 April 7

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Viola pedunculata, vernal pools, Solano County 1987 March 31