Wednesday, October 8, 2008

postcard: a lemon pippin & nonsuch

From the Victoria & Albert ~ apples ~ by Charles Jones. The names are wonderful: Cox's Pomona, Lord Derby, Cellini Pippin, Lemon Pippin, King of the Pippins, Mere de Menage, Peasgood's Nonsuch, Sandringham, Worcester Pearmain. For more by Jones, see here and here.

(image: Charles Jones, Apples, gelatin silver prints, a page from an album, about 1901-1920, Vicoria & Albert Museum, London)

1 comment:

Inkslinger said...

Ooooh. Great names!! I'll have to use one of those in a poem . . . thanks for posting this! :)