Kippington, Sevenoaks, Kent, England. Textile Printer, Amateur gardener, botanist, plant collector, traveller, celebrated Alpinist, authority on textile printing with a remarkable collection of Indian examples. Authority, also on rare Bulbous Irises, breeder of Bulbous and Bearded varieties, active member and President of the Alpine Society for some years; one of the founders of The Iris Society (England) and President of it 1924, 1925, Vice-President 1931-1938. Awarded the Foster Memorial Plaque 1932, Victoria Medal of Honour 1933. Author of many books and articles on textile printing and painting, and on hortocultural subjects. (American Iris Society Alphabetical Iris Checklist 1939)
List of registrations/introductions: Also see scientist George Percival Baker.
List of registrations/introductions/botanical author:
Tall Bearded: 'Aga Khan', 'Almer', 'Amanulla', 'Araxes', 'Bahuddin', 'Bidar', 'Cardigha', 'Comely', 'Crystalie', 'Dainty Miss', 'Dariel', 'Dent Blanche', 'Diosma', 'Dresden China', 'Fleur D'Amour', 'Fraternity', 'Glowworm', 'Golden Martlet', 'Golden Sun', 'Granny', 'Hamdo'Illah', 'Houri', 'Iran', 'Ishallah', 'Kamet', 'Kara Dagh', 'Khoosroo', 'Khurshid', 'Kirman', 'Lewda', 'Maharana', 'Maid of Kent', 'Maisie', 'Makila', 'Mardi', 'Mermaid', 'Mesa', 'Muriel', 'Natalie by Baker', 'Nazir', 'Nizami', 'Omer', 'Pearl Grey', 'Rahere', 'Realm', 'Rosy Maid', 'Salawat', 'Saul of Tarsus', 'Shah-Im-Shah', 'Shalbruz', 'Sikh', 'Sir Mark Collet', 'Sun Bonnet', 'Suraya', 'Violet Bonnet', 'Violet Mary', 'Violetta'.
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