Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Agnes Chamberlin Digital Collection

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The Agnes Chamberlin Digital Collection consists of over three hundred original paintings of Canadian flora and mushrooms by Agnes Chamberlin (1833-1913), dating from the period 1863 to the 1900s, as well as Chamberlin's published works, in all editions, and the original subscription books for the first two editions of Canadian wild flowers.

The collection includes page images, descriptions, and full digital text where available. English names are provided for 209, alternate English names are provided for 73, and Latin names are provided for all of the plants illustrated. Browse the collection by Latin or English name of the flora illustrated.

The collection is grouped as follows: