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Victorian ferns

R. Warwick Bond

Victorian ferns

descriptions of all the species occuring in the state

by R. Warwick Bond

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Published by Field Naturalists" Club of Victoria in [Victoria, B.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Victoria.
    • Subjects:
    • Ferns -- Victoria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard W. Bond and Charles Barrett.
      ContributionsBarrett, Charles, 1879-1959., Field Naturalists" Club of Victoria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK531 .B6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64, 12 leaves of plates (some col.) :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6491044M
      LC Control Number45032546
      OCLC/WorldCa5122531

      Fern Fever encompasses garden history, social history, and the decorative arts, illustrated with over beautiful images from around the world. It includes a list of places to visit where you can experience the Victorian fern craze first hand today." The Victorians, by A.N. Wilson.   Ferns attracted the attention of so many in Victorian times that the fernery became all the rage. The fernery came into fashion in the s, when Britain became gripped with pteridomania. ‘Fern fever’, as it came to be known, affected all sections of society, from farmers and factory workers to wealthy landowners and young : Claire Masset.

        From the s to the s, ferns began appearing on everything from pottery to gravestones in Victorian England, and fern collecting became all . Make Offer - Cast Iron Bench Fern and Blackberry Pattern - copyrighted in England Antique Victorian cast iron Garden bench and chairs with desirable Fern pattern $4,

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Her book, The Victorian Fern Craze, was published in The first edition sold out, and it has been reprinted. In February Frances Lincoln published her major illustrated book, Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania, which has received great reviews in the New York Times, Saturday Telegraph, Scotsman magazine, Cited by: 3.

Sarah Whittingham cleverly and creatively weaves the story of the Victorian's obsession with ferns. Fern Fever is full of surprises. The length the Victorians went to collect ferns, often putting their lives in harm's way, equals the author's impeccable research and ability to ferret out the most entertaining stories, which are fascinating in the spirit of social history/5(6).

Even roads, villas and terraced houses were named after the fern. This book, the first to deal exclusively with the subject for nearly forty years, looks at the how the craze developed, the ways in which ferns were incorporated into garden and home, and the spread of the fern through Victorian material and visual culture.

A plate from The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, a book from the era of pteridomania Pteridomania was seen primarily as a British eccentricity, but there is evidence that the fever crossed the pond to greenhouses in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Detroit.

South-west Britain has a special place in the history of the Victorian enthusiasm for species of British Ferns and their 'varieties'. Victorian fern books include more references to fern varieties discovered in the area from Monmouthshire Victorian ferns book the Channel.

A 19th century depiction of fern gatherers. At the height of fern fever, even the truly discerning Victorian Victorian ferns book abandoned tea parties in favor of organized fern-hunting. Soon, they were Author: Dimitra Nikolaidou. Peter D. Boyd.

Ferns and Pteridomania in Victorian Scotland. Peter D.A. Boyd. Web version of. BOYD, P.D.A. Ferns and Pteridomania in Victorian Scotland. The Scottish Garden. Winter pp Ferns are a conspicuous feature of the Scottish countryside and help create much of the special atmosphere of our wild places and gardens.

Even roads, villas and terraced houses were named after the fern. This book, which is the first to deal exclusively with the subject for nearly forty years, looks at the how the craze developed, the ways in which ferns were incorporated into garden and home, and the spread of the fern through Victorian material and visual culture/5(8).

Well, there really would be little delay in purchasing a collection of ferns and joining the craze of ‘Pteridomania’ - which the VV has been reading about in Sarah Whittingham's fascinating book, The Victorian Fern Craze.

The name of Pteridomania was coined by Charles Kingsley, who wrote: ‘Your daughters, Author: Essie Fox. The book is an astonishing resource for Victorianists, from historians and sociologists to novelists.

It remains strangely unappreciated by academics. Peter Fryer discusses it in detail; Fern Riddell quotes it in A Guide to Victorian : William Sutton.

by Ellen Castelow A great Victorian craze, pteridomania (pterido being Latin for ferns) was the huge love affair for ferns and all things fern-like in Britain between s and s.

The term ‘pteridomania’ was coined in by Charles Kingsley, author of ‘The Water Babies’, in his book ‘Glaucus, or the Wonders of the Shore’. Victorian fern books include more references to fern varieties discovered in the area from Monmouthshire to the Channel Islands than any other part of the British Isles.

Devon was the most important of these south-western counties as a source of such varieties. lady fern Interesting Notes.

Athyrium filix-femina ‘Victoriae’, the Victoria lady fern, was discovered in Scotland in in the midst of a feverish fern collecting era later dubbed the “Victorian Fen Craze”. At the time enthusiasts in the UK actively sought out unusual fern forms and this is. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allen, David Elliston.

Victorian fern craze. London, Hutchinson, (OCoLC) This book, the first to deal exclusively with the subject for nearly forty years, looks at the how the craze developed, the ways in which ferns were incorporated into garden and home, and the spread of the fern through Victorian material and visual culture/5(17).

Dr Fern Riddell is a young historian and author who goes back to the archives to challenge more traditional historical views of Victorian. Fanny Fern, born Sara Willis (July 9, – Octo ), was an American novelist, children's writer, humorist, and newspaper columnist in the s to s.

Fern's popularity has been attributed to her conversational style and sense of what mattered to her mostly middle-class female : July 9,Portland, Maine, US. The Victorian era was a true golden age for gardeners in Britain. Looking through the magazines, books and nursery catalogues of the period, it.

That Time When Victorians Contracted Fern Fever. BY Erin Blakemore. August 3, Getty images. Pteridomania was a fearsome ailment. Symptoms caused women to swoon and fall off of cliffs—and.

Houseplants Victorian Style. Sword ferns and later Boston ferns were graceful additions to any room and still carry an air of chic about them today. Cast iron plant is an indestructible specimen that even a gardener with a black thumb can manage to keep alive.

Incidentally, all these ferns necessitated all sorts of fern cases, aquariums, terrariums and other methods of constructing suitable environments for the precious and often costly fern specimens.

I share a few copies of the advertisements for Victorian fern cases from the book. It’s a striking image that illustrates a fad then at the height of fashion, one recounted with great style in Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania (Frances Lincoln Limited, ), Sarah Whittingham’s new book on the Victorian obsession with what one journalist writing in called the "tasseled, feathered, fringed, frilled, crimped, and curled" plant.- Explore laurarrla's board "Victorian Naturalists", followed by people on Pinterest.

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