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'Major' rose References
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 32.  
 
Alector Cramoisi ('Major') Gallica, Dupont, pre-1811. The author cites information from several sources... crimson red...
Article (newsletter)  (1996)  Page(s) 45.  
 
Dupont in Paris had, in 1813, a collection of 218 species and varieties of roses, of which 60 were Gallicas. Of his 60 Gallicas, this is one of the twelve that still exist.
Book  (1912)  Page(s) 56.  
 
Alector Cramoisi No. 44. Gallica. Décrite par Guerrapain et citée par Desportes; cette rose était dans les pépinieres de Du Pont. [Described by Guerrapain and mentioned by Desportes; this rose was in Du Pont's nurseries.]
Book  (1828)  Page(s) 39.  
 
Provins. Alector. Fl. cramoisie.
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