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Art showing plants · flowers · grasses : 75 items

TAI #15The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the-Water
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 26r
The Hill
perspectives
black ink watercolor white body color
architecture bridges · fords buildings clouds · mists · snow plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937The Hobbit A·3·bdust jacketpartially obscured; inscription banner omitted
1938The Hobbit A·3·b5, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5February
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6February
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7February
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10April
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13April
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[13]1, right
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27December
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26December
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd3monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd39monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·285May
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-06-29
1995Art. & Ill. 10698
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 first plate, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 18monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 63monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit [6]as frontispiece of second printing of The Hobbit
2011Art of Hobbit 3311
2015Art of LR 182
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery2nd item
2018Maker of Middle-earth [79]enlarged detail
2018Maker of Middle-earth [297]item 136
2018Maker of Middle-earth [323]107partially obscured; lacking title inscription
2018Tolkien Treasures 86
2018Tolkien Treasures [87]enlarged detail showing Bag End and Bagshot Row.
TAI #16Rivendell
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 27r
Rivendell
friezes perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
architecture bridges · fords buildings clouds · mists · snow mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1938The Hobbit A·3·b58, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5March
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6June
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7March
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10May
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13May
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[23]6
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27January
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26January
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd57monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·288August
1991’92 Diary E·ii·29front cover
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-06-01
1995Art. & Ill. 117108
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 first plate, bottom
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 89monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 4823
2015Art of LR 5734
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery10th item
2018Maker of Middle-earth [303]item 138
2018Tolkien Treasures 90
2018Tolkien Treasures [91]detail showing Elrond’s house and the approach and bridge
TAI #21The Tree of Amalion
perspectives
black ink
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1964Tree & Leaf A·7front cover
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[92]41, left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-07-24
1993Descriptive Bibliography 185VIII
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery6th item (“Stylized Tree”)
TAI #24“Old Man Willow”
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 71r
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
clouds · mists · snow plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
The Old Forest The Withywindle
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5August
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6August
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7August
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12JanuaryDrawings by J.R.R. Tolkien states this is an “enlarged detail.” Hammond & Anderson does not. Could someone check this?
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[53]21
1995Art. & Ill. 155147
2015Art of LR 4223
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery4th item
2018Maker of Middle-earth [334–35]item 151
2018Tolkien Treasures [111]
TAI #28‘The Forest of Lothlorien in Spring’
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 12r
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
Lórien (Lothlórien)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6April
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12April
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[61]25
1995Art. & Ill. 162157
2015Art of LR 8864
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery5th item
2018Maker of Middle-earth [351]item 160
2018Tolkien Treasures [104]enlarged detail
2018Tolkien Treasures 118
TAI #30“Lúthien Tinúviel” plaque with heraldic device

MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 10r, shows that Hammond & Scull‘s orientation in Artist & Illustrator is correct, and that the diameter (unclear as to inner or pencil guide) is (or should be) 54mm — though this figure was crossed out and not emended.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 9r
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia plants · flowers · grasses stars
Lúthien Tinúviel
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covertopdevice only
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop rightdevice only; [unsure of orientation]
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Decemberversodevice only
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, upper leftdevice only
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291993-01-01device only
1992Life & Legend 77216enlarged detail of plaque showing device and inscription
1992Life & Legend 85monochrome; device only
1995Art. & Ill. 197195
2018Maker of Middle-earth [237]item 81device and title inscription only
2018Tolkien Treasures 82
2018Tolkien Treasures [83]device only
TAI #34“Númenórean tile”

MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 15r, confirms orientation. Inscribed in pencil to right, “10–13/12/60”. Inscribed in pencil below, “Numenórean tile from Elennor / preserved in Gondor. / Pattern derived from the / Gondolin (Idril’s Device / the Cornflower-pattern / Menelluin)”

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 14r
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covercenter
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julytop
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Marchverso
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, toprotated 90º counterclockwise
1992Life & Legend 77219
2018Maker of Middle-earth 174
TAI #36“Lúthien Tinúviel” plaque with heraldic device

MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 8r shows that Hammond & Scull‘s orientation is correct, and that the diameter (unclear as to inner or pencil guide) is 54mm — though this was crossed out and not emended)

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 7r
heraldic devices patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil watercolor
emblems · insignia plants · flowers · grasses
Lúthien Tinúviel
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverbottom leftdevice only
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15front coverdevice only; [unsure of orientation]
1977The Silmarillion A·15dust jacket frontdevice only
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Julyverso, leftdevice only
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, upper rightdevice only
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-01-24device only
1992Life & Legend 74217, center leftmonochrome
1992Life & Legend 77217, centerenlarged detail of plaque showing device and inscription
1995Art. & Ill. 197194device only
2018Maker of Middle-earth [237]item 80device and title inscription only
2018Tolkien Treasures 80
2018Tolkien Treasures [81]enlarged
TAI #37Idril Celebrindal plaque with heraldic device

Inscribed above in Tengwar in blue pencil, “Menelluin Irildeo Ondolindello”; in Latin characters in pencil to the lower right, “Idril’s Device / The ‘Cornflower‘ pattern / Menelluin. / Origin of (often / debased) Numenorean / circular patterns”; and in Latin characters below, “Inlaid plaque / preserved from Gondolin / & descending from Earendil / to Númenor, whence it was / saved by Elendil & taken to / Gondor”. MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 12r shows that Hammond & Scull‘s orientation is correct, and that the diameter (unclear as to inner or pencil guide) is 54mm — though this was crossed out and not emended)

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 11r
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia plants · flowers · grasses
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverbottom rightdevice only
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop left of centerdevice only; [unsure of orientation]
1977The Silmarillion A·15dust jacket (back)centerdevice only
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Julyverso, rightdevice only
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, lower middledevice only
1992Life & Legend 77218
1992Life & Legend 91leftdevice only; black & white
1995Art. & Ill. 192189
2018Maker of Middle-earth [237]item 79device and title inscription only
TAI #69“House of Haleth” heraldic device

Inscribed in pencil to the right, “House of Haleth” and two more words.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 27r
heraldic devices
emblems · insignia plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
Haleth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprillower right of center[unsure of orientation]
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, bottom right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-05-08
TAI #73“Núm[enórean] carpet”

Inscribed in pencil at bottom, “7–9/12/60” and “Num carpet”. Orientation of inscription confirms that of reproductions.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 16r
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julylower left
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Januaryverso, right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, lower left
TAI #74“Númenórean carpet”

Inscribed in pencil at bottom, “4–7/12/60” and “Numenórean carpet”. Orientation of inscription confirms that of Hammond & Scull’s reproduction.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 17r
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julylower right[uncertain re orientation]
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Novemberverso, leftrotated 180º
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, lower rightrotated 180º
1995Art. & Ill. 191187
TAI #82flower pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 37r
patterns tableaux
colored pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchleft
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, left
TAI #85pineapple pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 155
patterns
colored pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchlower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, lower left
TAI #89The Tree of Amalion
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 53
tableaux
colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Maytop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, top
1979Tree & Leaf; Smith; Beorhtnoth A·13cover(third impression)
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-12-12mirror image
1995Art. & Ill. 6462
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery (“The Tree of Amalión [sic]”)
TAI #90The Tree of Amalion
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 88, fol. 1
tableaux
black ink colored pencil watercolor
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Maybottom left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, bottom
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery8th item (“Tree in Flower”)
2018Maker of Middle-earth [183]item 47
2018Tolkien Treasures [60]detail
2018Tolkien Treasures 61
TAI #91upright tree
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 36r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Mayright
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, right
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery7th item (“Flowering Tree”)
TAI #99paisley pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 71r
patterns
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julynear lower leftrotated about 45º clockwise
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, near upper rightrotated about 135º counterclockwise
TAI #102frieze pattern

Inscribed in pencil in lower right of folio, “16/11/60”

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 72r
friezes patterns
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julylower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, upper rightrotated 180º
TAI #106plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 52r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembertop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, top left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-28flipped horizontally
TAI #107pilinehtar
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 63r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembercenter
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, center
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-04-17
TAI #108weeping plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 49r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembertop right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, top right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-02-21
TAI #109plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 49r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septemberbottom left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, bottom left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-05-01
TAI #110Inziladûn: Númellótë (‘Flower of the West’)

Title & translation per C.T. in UT p. 227 †13.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 48r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septemberbottom right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, bottom right
TAI #113flower
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 47r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·7Novemberleft
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-07
TAI #114bird in flowering tree
tableaux
birds · eagles plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Novembercenter
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, center
1983The Silmarillion A·15·jfront cover
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-01-17
1992Life & Legend 77212
TAI #115flower
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 47r
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Novemberright
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-11-13
TAI #138”Bag End Underhill”
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 3r
perspectives
black ink pencil
architecture buildings plants · flowers · grasses roads · paths trees · forests
Bag End The Hill Hobbiton The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987The Hobbit A·3·bi14
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd24
1995Art. & Ill. 9890monochromen
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 46
2011Art of Hobbit 222
TAI #207“The hills of the morning”

Inscribed in faint pencil: in lower right, “Nov. 19 [?61]”; in upper left, “Ambaróna”; in bottom center, “The Hills of the Morning”.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 37r
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [2]frontispiece
2018Maker of Middle-earth [74]36
TAI #208Goosegrass
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 60r
objects tableaux
black ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [6]2monochrome
TAI #213flowerSee also TAI #40
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 37r
diagrams · designs objects
black ink pencil watercolor
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992Life & Legend [52]132, upper rightmonochrome
1992Life & Legend 91upper leftmonochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 5248, upper right
2018Maker of Middle-earth [271]95, upper right
2018Tolkien Treasures [57]upper right
TAI #214flowerSee also TAI #40
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 37r
diagrams · designs objects
black ink pencil watercolor
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992Life & Legend [52]132.3, top rightmonochrome
1992Life & Legend 93bottom leftblack & white
1995Art. & Ill. 5248, top right
2018Maker of Middle-earth [271]95, top right
2018Tolkien Treasures [57]top right
TAI #217bushes, stars, and sun frieze
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 52
friezes tableaux
colored pencil pencil
clouds · mists · snow mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses stars sun trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 6259, bottom
TAI #227“Riding down into Rivendell”
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 17r
Rivendell
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
architecture bridges · fords buildings horses mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 113104
2007History of Hobbit plate V, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 4217
TAI #232Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 32r
elvenking’s gate
perspectives
black ink pencil
architecture bridges · fords mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 125118
2011Art of Hobbit 8051
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, center leftdetail of entrance
TAI #233Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 31r
elvenking’s gate
black ink pencil
architecture bridges · fords clouds · mists · snow mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 125119
2011Art of Hobbit 8152
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, center rightdetail of entrance
TAI #274leaf pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73r
patterns
green pen pencil red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, near left
TAI #297curvilinear plant motif
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 39r
tableaux
black pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, top, left of center
TAI #300flowering plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 39r
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, center
TAI #301flowering plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 39r
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, right of center
TAI #302spade-shaped tree
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 39r
patterns tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, right center
TAI #303flowering plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 39r
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, bottom center
TAI #311linquë súrisse

four bamboo-like stalks

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53r
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, upper left
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery9th item (“Three [sic] Grasses”)
TAI #312linquë súrisse

three sets of three stalks

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53r
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, center top
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery10th item (“Nine Grasses”)
TAI #313grass
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53r
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, right
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery1st item (“Stylized Grasses”)
TAI #314súriquessë

eleven stalks, fanned; leftmost stalk broken

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53r
tableaux
black ink green ink red ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, bottom
TAI #315The Misty Mountains
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 84, fol. 37r
perspectives
pencil watercolor
bridges · fords mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
The East-West Road Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 208200
2011Art of Hobbit 6035
TAI #353The White Tree and stars
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 39v
objects tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses stars trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR front coverwith black background
2015Art of LR 228183
TAI #387Rune on Sam’s box I
Marquette MS. Tolkien 2/1/14/6b
diagrams · designs objects
pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9166, center
TAI #480plant
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 22v
patterns
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992Life & Legend [88]
TAI #481daisy study for “Lúthien Tinúviel” heraldic device
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 7r
diagrams · designs
colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992Life & Legend 74217, upper rightmonochrome; inlaid plaque including device
1992Life & Legend 77217, upper rightinlaid plaque including device
2018Tolkien Treasures 80upper right
TAI #482poinsettia study for “Lúthien Tinúviel” heraldic device
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 7r
diagrams · designs
pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992Life & Legend 74217, lower rightmonochrome; inlaid plaque including device
2018Tolkien Treasures 80lower right
TAI #483“linquë súrissë”

7 stalks: 1st and 7th half-height, 4th three-quarters height

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 65r
tableaux
black ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [185]item 48
2018Tolkien Treasures [12]
TAI #484“Núm[enórean] Ceramic Grass patterns”

Inscribed below in blue pen “Num / Ceramic / Grass patterns”.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 11r
patterns
blue pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 58, top
2018Tolkien Treasures [21]upper
TAI #485“Núm[enórean] Ceramic Grass patterns”

Inscribed below in blue pen “Num / Ceramic / Grass patterns”.

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 11r
patterns
blue pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 58, bottom
2018Tolkien Treasures [21]lower
TAI #494“ranalinque”
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 57r
patterns
black ink pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [199]item 64
2018Tolkien Treasures 79
TAI #499‘Súriquessë’

21 stalks

Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 64r
tableaux
black ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [185]73
TAI #501flower pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 13r
patterns
blue pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [189]item 51, top
TAI #502flowering rushes
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 13r
tableaux
black ink colored pen pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [189]item 51, bottom
TAI #509triangular frieze
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 51r
friezes patterns
blue pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 54, top left
TAI #510triangular frieze
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 51r
friezes patterns
green pen pencil red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 54, top center-left
TAI #513triangle plant pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 51r
patterns
blue pen green pen pencil red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 54, center right
TAI #514triangle plant frieze pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 51r
friezes patterns
blue pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 54, lower right
TAI #515flower design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 64r
patterns tableaux
black pen blue pen colored pencil green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses stars
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 55
TAI #516floral frieze
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 54r
friezes patterns
blue pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 56, upper left
TAI #517floral border design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 54r
patterns
green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 56, upper middle
TAI #518floral border design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 54r
patterns
green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 56, lower left
TAI #519floral border design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 54r
patterns
green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 56, lower middle
TAI #520floral border design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 54r
patterns
blue pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [190]item 56, right
TAI #521floral design
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 65r
tableaux
black pen blue pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 58, top
TAI #524floral lozenge
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 65r
patterns
black pen blue pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 58, center
TAI #530floral pattern
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 66r
patterns tableaux
blue pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 60, left
TAI #537thistle
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 66r
tableaux
black pen blue pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [191]item 60, lower right
TAI #545“ranalinque”
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 56v
patterns
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth 19878
TAI #546‘Taurobel’
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 1/XIV, fol. 105r
tableaux
black ink
bridges · fords plants · flowers · grasses rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Tol Eressëa
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2018Maker of Middle-earth [213]82, top

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