Nov 302010

Fruit Prints!  Old antique prints fruits and vegetables from the 1800′s.  Fruits and vegetables…  Culinary delicacies.  This is a great selection of old engravings and lithographs of fruits and vegetables.  We have old prints of apples, oranges & even mushrooms. These are colorful antique prints and will brighten your kitchen décor!   Some of the US Department of Agriculture chromolithographs include apples, oranges, mangos, corn & mushrooms. The USDA prints were produced around 1885 to 1915.  The US Government spent over 1 million dollars a year to produce the USDA reports that these chromolithographs came from. The USDA fruits and vegetables are colorful kitchen decor that is cheap and cheerful!  From a much earlier period, Elizabeth Blackwell’s work was produced c.1750. Her work is amazing.  The prints are water colored copper plate engravings on fine hand made hand laid linen rag.   Lets celebrate the harvest with old prints of heritage breeds of fruits and vegetables!  Apple & lemon prints.  All produced over 100 years ago!   And what do they say about the apple?  That an apple a day… 

Coming from an early English publication entitled the Profitable Farm produced and individually dated  c.1900,  these are English chomolithographs of fruits and vegetables.  Each old print measures about 9×11″ and are priced 85.-135. each.


These USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Fruit prints were produced from 1885 to 1916. These are gorgeous old American agricultural chromolithographs with strong color and are absolutely delightful to look at! The  colors are even stronger in person.  Each print measures about 5×8″ and are 75. each.  3 or more 15% discount.

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