Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Wardian Case

Accession Number: 
94407
Order Title: 
Plants in Garden History
Type of View: 
all
View Title: 
all
Image description: 
Nathaniel Ward invented the completely sealed glass case for transporting exotic plants, in which moisture transpired by the plants was condensed to be used again in an endless cycle. Published in On the Growth of Plants in Closely Glazed Cases, by Nathaniel Ward.
Image Rights: 
copyrighted
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
English
Culture: 
British
Subject: 
horticulture
Subject: 
plants (vegetation)
Work Types: 
Art; prints (visual works); intaglio prints; engravings (prints)
Preferred Title: 
Wardian Case
Agent Display: 
Unknown (British)
Date: 
1852 (creation)
Materials: 
engraving
Technique: 
engraving (printing process)
Locations: 
Royal Horticultural Society, London, Greater London, England
Location Type: 
(repository)
Classification: 
Art (other)
Classification: 
Graphic Design