Old Antique Historical Victorian Prints Maps and Historic Fine Art ----------.1803 Hand Coloured Flower Curtis Edwards Sansom N.617 Hand Coloured Flower Prints Published By William & Samuel Curtis From The Botqnical Magazine 1801-1845Size Aprox 9.25 X 6 Inches ( 235 X152 )All Are Original Antique And Not Modern CopiesVery Decorative For The Interior Designer And DecoratorThese Hand-Coloured Engravings Are Cut From What Is Perhaps The Best Known Of The Botanical Journals: The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-Garden Displayed, In Which The Most Ornamental Foreign Plants , Cultivated In The Open Ground, The Greenhouse , And The Stove, Are Accurately Represented In The Natural Colours, Etc., Edited By William Curtis From 1787 To 1799 And Then By Thomas Curtis, Brother Of William. Samuel Curtis, Brother-In-Law To William Was The Proprietor From 1801 To 1845. The Reputation Of The Magazine Has Always Resided In The Accuracy Of Its Portrayal Of Plants´+¢ This Pictorial Record Of Garden And Greenhouse Plants From The Temperate And Tropical Regions Of The World Has No Rival. --Desmond. The prints Were Worked On By Many Of The Most Prominent Botanical Artists Of The Day, Here Including The Work Of John Curtis, Sydenham Edwards, James Sowerby, William Hooker, W. H. Fitch, And Others.
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