Text & Photos by Erica Borey, VCU Museum Studies Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden As you may have read in our early summer blog post on Reichenbachia, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden holds one of the only known copies of the Imperial Edition of Reichenbachia, a collection of late-19th-century chromolithographs depicting various orchid specimens. Unfortunately, due to years of […]
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Text & Photos by Erica Borey, VCU Museum Studies Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has been very fortunate in the intended donation of a rare and almost complete collection of 19th century orchid prints — the Reichenbachia. As you may have read about on our last orchid-related blog post, Frederick Sander, “The […]
Posted in Orchids on Apr 14th, 2012
by Victoria Waiton, Membership Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden On my most recent trip to the Conservatory, I tried to remember what it was like to see a cascade of Oncidium orchids for the first time, and wondered what it would feel like to walk through a forest and suddenly come across the […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 4th, 2011
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Richmond orchid enthusiast Dr. Arthur Burke is one of the the forces behind Orchids Galore! . An offer of plants from his personal collection helped make the display possible and he also kindly loaned the Garden his copy of Reichenbachia antique chromolithographs for […]