Greenhouse Botanical Prints - Vincent Brooks (1857)
Greenhouse Botanical Prints
(England, 1857)
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Background:

These mid-1800s hand-colored prints are from a guide to "exotic plants" introduced into English greenhouses.  As stated in the preface to the guide, the purpose was to provide a familiar and technical description "to facilitate the study of the plants, rather than to excite adoration" of them.

 

Price per print: Print Only:  $35
Matting Charge:  $15
Framing & Matting Charge:  $85
Dimensions: Print Only:  4-1/2 x 6 inches
Matted:  9 x 12 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1857

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Hart's-tongue Fern (No. 11510001)
Plate 1
Hart's-tongue

Lily (No. 11510003)
Plate 3
Lily
Passionflower (No. 11510004)
Plate 4
Passionflower
Hibiscus (No. 11510005)
Plate 5
Hibiscus
Clematis (No. 11510006)
Plate 6
Clematis
SOLD

Eriostemon (No. 11510008)
Plate 8
Eriostemon

SOLD
Gompholobium (No. 11510010)
Plate 10
Gompholobium
SOLD
Mirbelia (No. 11510011)
Plate 11
Mirbelia
SOLD
Hydrangea (No. 11510012)
Plate 12
Hydrangea
Arnebia (No. 11510014)
Plate 14
Arnebia
SOLD

Pentstemon (No. 11510015)
Plate 15
Pentstemon

SOLD
Leschenaultia (No. 11510016)
Plate 16
Leschenaultia
Lopezia (No. 11510017)
Plate 17
Lopezia
SOLD
Cactus (No. 11510018)
Plate 18
Cactus
Lady's-slipper (No. 11510019)
Plate 19
Lady's-slipper
SOLD