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Charles Parish - Plant Hunter and Botanical Artist in Burma

by Dudley Clayton Ray Society
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780903874502
Format:
Hbk 292 pages
Price:
AU$189.00 NZ$196.52
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Charles Parish's paintings and drawings of Burmese orchids, together with an account of his life and time in Burma and his most significant expedition, are now available in print for the first time in this, the latest volume from the Ray Society.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

FOREWORD


PREFACE



INTRODUCTION


The
Honourable East India Company


British
Imperial India


The
Anglo-Burmese Wars



THE LIFE
OF CHARLES SAMUEL POLLOCK PARISH


The
Parish family in British India


Early
years in Somerset


Chaplain
at Moulmein in Tenasserim Province


ParishGÇÖs
letters to Kew


Orchids
and Ferns in a Moulmein Garden


Plants
collecting for Kew and Messrs. Hugh Low & Co


BOTANICAL
EXPLORATION IN TENASSERIM PROVINCE IN BURMA


The
Geology, Geography and Vegetation of Tenasserim Province


The
Geology, Geography and Vegetation of the Andaman Islands


Visit to
Barren Island in the Andamans


Expedition
with Major S.R. Tickell in February 1859


Visits to
the Zwakabin (Zwekabin) Rock


Visits to
Tavoy and Mergui



ORCHIDS
COLLECTED BY CHARLES PARISH


Orchids
collected in the neighbourhood of Moulmein GÇô H.G. Reichenbach


Published
manuscripts by Charles Parish


Orchid
illustrations by Charles and Eleanor Parish



EPILOGUE


SOURCES
AND CITATIONS OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS


BIBLIOGRAPHY


Primary
Sources


Secondary
Sources


Obituary
Notices and Biographical Notes


Internet
Sources


APPENDIX
I: Botanical Collections made by Charles Parish in Britain and Ireland


APPENDIX
II: Index to Charles ParishGÇÖs Drawings of Tenasserim Orchids


APPENDIX
III: Botanical Collections made by Charles Parish in Tenasserim


INDEX OF
ORCHID SCIENTIFIC NAMES


GENERAL INDEX