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  • Phlox. Drummondi. Carters Large Flowered Mixed.
    Unknown Carters Tested Seeds Ltd.
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Phlox. Drummondi. Carters Large Flowered Mixed.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carters Tested Seeds Ltd. (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset half tone print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DP, box 144

Physical description

A seed packet for 'Phlox. Drummondi, Carters Large Flowered Mixed' depicting four single flowers in yellow, red, orange and purple as well as numerous pink flowers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1935-1940 (made)


Carters Tested Seeds Ltd. (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Offset half tone print

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with the name of the plant, name and address of the supplier, details of cultivation and 'By Appointment to the late King George V.' Stamped on the back in capitals and black ink 'DUMMY'.


Height: 13 cm, Width: 17.7 cm

Descriptive line

Seed packet for Carters Tested Seeds Ltd., 'Phlox. Drummondi, Carters Large Flowered Mixed', offset half tone print, Great Britain, ca.1935-1940

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Saunders, Gill. Picturing plants : an analytical history of botanical illustration. London: Zwemmer in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1995. 152pp, illus. ISBN: 0302006524
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994




Half tone

Subjects depicted

Plants; Flowers


Prints; Labels & packaging; Gardens & Gardening


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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