Antique Botanical Prints - Flowers of Shakespeare
Botanical Prints from
Flowers of Shakespeare
(England, 1846)
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These hand-colored antique Botanical prints are one of the most beautiful treatments of botanical illustrations we have seen.  Dating to the 1840s, each features flowers referenced in Shakespearean verse, and includes the text of the verse, name of the play, and act and scene in which the verse appears.

The Flowers illustrated on the print are identified, as well as the Play, Act and Scene from which the corresponding verse is taken.

 

Price per print: Print Only:  $165
Matting Charge:  $30
Framing & Matting Charge:  $140
Dimensions: Print Only:  9 x 12 inches
Matted:  14 x 18 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored lithograph
(over 150 years old)
Year: 1846

Click on any image to see an enlargement of the print


Botanical Prints - Miseltoe (No. 11910001)
Moss, Mistletoe and Yew

Titus Andronicus
Act 2, Scene 2
Botanical Prints - Rose (No. 11910002)
Red Roses

King Richard III
Act 4, Scene 3
SOLD
Botanical Prints - Strawberry (No. 11910003)
Strawberry, Nettle and
Summer-grass

King Henry V
Act 1, Scene 1

SOLD
Botanical Prints - Small Flowers (No. 11910004)
Small Flowers

Romeo and Juliet
Act 2, Scene 3

Botanical Prints - Primrose (No. 11910005)
Primrose, Eglantine and Moss

Cymbeline
Act 4, Scene 2
Botanical Prints - Lavender (No. 11910006)
Lavender, Mint, Savory, Marjoram
and Marigold

Winters Tale
Act 4, Scene 3
Botanical Prints - Daisy (No. 11910007)
Willow, Crow Flowers, Nettles
and Daisies

Hamlet
Act 4, Scene 7
Botanical Prints - Hawthorn (No. 11910008)
Hawthorn and Brambles

As You Like It
Act 3, Scene 2

SOLD

Botanical Prints - Holly (No. 11910009)
Green Holly

As You Like It
Act 2, Scene 7
Botanical Prints - Violet (No. 11910010)
Daisies, Violets and Ladiesmocks

Love's Labour's Lost
Act 5, Scene 2
Botanical Prints - Thyme (No. 11910011)
Thyme, Violet, Woodbine
and Eglantine

Midsummer Night's Dream
Act 2, Scene 2
SOLD
Botanical Prints - Honeysuckle (No. 11910012)
Woodbine, Honeysuckle, Ivy
and Elm

Midsummer Night's Dream
Act 4, Scene 1

Botanical Prints - Rose (No. 11910013)
Roses of the Spring

Twelfth Night
Act 3, Scene 1
Botanical Prints - Oak (No. 11910014)
Oak and Myrtle

Measure for Measure
Act 2, Scene 7
Botanical Prints - Rose (No. 11910015)
Crimson Rose and Summer Buds

Midsummer Night's Dream
Act 2, Scene 2
Botanical Prints - Honeysuckle (No. 11910016)
Honeysuckle

Much Ado About Nothing
Act 3, Scene 1

Botanical Prints - Pansy (No. 11910017)
Rosemary, Pansy, Columbine,
Daisy and Violet

Hamlet
Act 4, Scene 5
Botanical Prints - Violet (No. 11910018)
Violet

Twelfth Night
Act 1, Scene 1
Botanical Prints - Rose (No. 11910019)
Red and White Roses

King Henry VI
Act 2, Scene 4
Botanical Prints - Wheat (No. 11910020)
Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats
and Peas

Tempest
Act 4, Scene 1
SOLD

Botanical Prints - Carnations (No. 11910021)
Carnations and Gillyflowers

Winter's Tale
Act 4, Scene 3
Botanical Prints - Briar (No. 11910022)
Briar, Gorse and Thorn

Tempest
Act 4, Scene 1
Botanical Prints - Hemlock (No. 11910023)
Fumitory, Hemlock, Cuckoo-flowers
and Corn

King Lear
Act 4, Scene 4
SOLD
Botanical Prints - Daffodils (No. 11910024)
Daffodil, Violet, Primrose
and Oxlips