Antique lithographs and hand colored engravings of palms will bring the feeling of the Tropics into your home. Beautifully framed palm trees ready to hang with professional archival materials. Some of the antique prints in this collection date as early as the mid seventeen hundreds while most were published in the mid to late 1800’s.
Framed Palm Trees: Decorative 19th Century Lithographs. Ready to Hang.
Ready to hang. A beautiful small folio hand finished color lithographs published from 1869-1896 in Belgium. Used as illustrations for L’Illustration Horticole. It was a horticultural magazine issued by subscription. This was during the mid to late eighteen hundreds. Each piece has archival framing. Including a double rag matting with a hint of crème and UV glass. Framed in a high end high gloss burl wood molding. Each piece measures 20×24″. The pair for $750. with free U.S. shipping. Call Anne at 413-245-4197.
Antique Engravings of Palm Trees – Art work from 18th & 19th Centuries
The following gallery of old prints are all more than 100 years of age. Books from centuries ago had magnificent illustrations. These illustrations were in the form of engravings. Which many were illuminated with watercolors. Most of our antique engravings were engraved into a thin copper plate. While all were printed in black ink and printed onto laid rag paper once in awhile
Large Hand Finished Watercolor Lithographs of Palms from 1869-1896
The following gallery of old prints are all more than 100 years of age. Available large antique prints from a Belgian periodic publication entitled L’Illustration Horticole and dating from 1869-1896. Others come from Flore des Serres which date 1845-1888, also Belgian.
The obsolete printing technique is lithography or printing from limestone. Each color had an individual key stoned plate for that exact color. Most of the antique lithographs were hand finished with watercolors. Measuring @10 1/2 x 13″ some have center folds, as issued. Brilliant intense colors. Each piece will mat up beautifully to 16×20″
Set of three framed antique lithographs in gold bamboo frames.
Ready to ship: framed antique lithographs, set of three palms. Gold leafing over red paint onto bamboo practically brings the 19th century lithographs to life. Belgian antique lithographs which finished watercolors. Date 1869-1896. These old prints are all more than 100 years of age. Archival framing supplies have been used in the picture framing. . While they would fit perfectly over a sofa or headboard, they would also look great in a dining room. Each piece measures 19x 23″.
Small Antique Lithographs of Palm Trees Published 1860-1900
The following pieces are more than 100 years of age. Antique lithographs from a Belgian periodic publication entitled L’Illustration Horticole and dating from 1869-1896. Others come from Flore des Serres which date 1845-1888, also Belgian. The obsolete printing technique is lithography or printing from limestone. Each color had an individual key stoned plate for that exact color. Most of the antique lithographs were hand finished with watercolors.
The colors in the antique lithographs are vivid and bright.
Complete your tropical theme whether it is for an ocean side home or in a breakfast nook. The previous galleries are old engravings and antique lithographs which are more than 100 years old! Shop from our unusual selection of botanical prints of cycads and more in a variety of sizes and price ranges. Bring the feeling of the tropics into your everyday life by adding fine antique prints to your home décor.
Antique Lithography in Brief
Lithography is an antique printing method. Generally a lithograph was printed in one color. A type of greasy crayon was used to draw onto a special type of limestone, with just the right porosity. After the image was completed, the limestone was emerged into nitric acid, burning away what was not under the greasy crayon, leaving that portion in relief. It was inked up and printed. The image frequently was illuminated with watercolors.
Chromo or color lithography is an antique printing method whereas each color was printed from a key stoned limestone plate. An extended version of lithography, quite laborious requiring a very skilled craftsman to get the registration just right and not distorted. Botanical illustrations done this way were frequently hand finished with water colors and almubin, egg whites or gum Arabic to enhance the image.
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