The Winged Passion Flower (Pl. 18 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)

After Peter Charles Henderson (English,active 1799–1829), Warner (English, active 1800–1810), Publisher Robert John Thornton (English (Ireland), 1768–1837)

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301 p. 348, 3rd


Platemark: 56.5 x 45.7 cm (22 1/4 x 18 in.) Sheet: 57.3 x 46.3 cm (22 9/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Aquatint, stipple and line engraving printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



The Winged Passion Flower (Passiflora alata). Pl 18 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, “The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature”. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London, 1799-1807


Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection