Walpole, paintings, 1896 - 1904

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This field book consists of a daily record of botanical illustration work by F. A. Walpole, from 1896 through 1904. The entries list date, illustration subject (usually scientific name of plant), and other notations ("tracing", "F.B.5", "c6", etc.). Some entries include the name of the client. Towards the back of the book is a list of drawings completed "not for the Department of Botany" with date, client, number of hours, and number of days.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 19, 1896

End Date

Feb 06, 1904

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-425

Collection name

Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library