The fern frenzy was called Pterodomania. The movement peaked from the 1840’s through the 1890’s.
Create an environment that reflects your appreciation of wine & grapes.
The water coloring is original, very intense, and bright.
Antique lithographs and hand colored engravings of Palms will bring the feeling of the Tropics into your home.
At some 300 million years of age, the hardy family of Proteaceae are still some of the most dramatic flowers found on the planet.
If you love roses antique hand colored rose engravings lithographs from the 19th Century, are a perfect compliment your style!
Extremely accomplished, he was the illustrator, engraver, colorist and publisher, for his works.
Bring the beauty of the garden into your home. Shop for the best
Finish off your dining room walls with these decorative antique lemon engravings.
Antique lithographs and hand colored engravings sourced from 18th and 19th century botany books & magazines.
Shop a unique collection of Camellias rare antique lithographs.
Perhaps you know that all azaleas are rhododendrons.
These eight simple flowers from the c.1820’s are hand colored engravings. They are framed with exquisite silk mats. Arranged and hung four over four, on a 6′ teal colored wall.
The water coloring was meticulously added by a very experienced water colorist.
Orchid Album: Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner and Thomas Moore
Published as magazines for people to learn about plants being discovered, cultivated and even available for sale from nurseries around the world.
The thrill of discovering new species of flowers & orchis was popular during the 1800’s. People educating themselves, read illustrated magazines and books.
Orchid Prints by Van Houtteano & Linden published in 19th century botany subscriptions. These antique lithographs of orchids were featured in gardening magazines during the 1800’s. Louis Van Houtteano’s periodical publication entitled Flore des Serres (1845-1888), and competitors Jean Linden’s periodical entitled L’Illustration Horticole (1869-1896). Orchids Prints: Louis Van Houtteano – Flora des Serres 1845-1888 …
selection of antique cacti succulents prints including Aloe and Stapellia.
When this rare book comes on the market it is usually offered as Americana.