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Orra White Hitchcock's Botanical Illustrations

Herbarium parvum pictum, Orra White Hitchcock, 1817-1821 Image courtesy of Deerfield Academy Archives.

About this Slideshow

Orra White Hitchcock and her husband Edward collected and dried a variety of grasses and wildflowers from the landscape where they lived. From 1817-1821, Orra created 63 watercolor images of their collection and compiled them into a book called Herbarium parvum pictum.