Antique Botanical Prints
Paxton's Magazine of Botany

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(England, 1838)

Ordering | Matting and Framing


Background:

Published in London from 1834-1849 by Sir Joseph Paxton, the Magazine of Botany is a predecessor to today's horticultural magazines.  The magazine contained descriptions of flowering plants, as well as advice for the gardener.  Each print is hand colored, and treated with an egg white wash to preserve the color.  The prints shown here are from Volume 5 of the Magazine, published in 1838.

 

Price per print: Print Only:  As listed 
Matting Charge:   $15
Framing & Matting Charge:  $95
Dimensions: Print Only:  6 x 8- inches
Matted:  12 x 16 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1838
Other details: Includes original page of background text

 

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Chinese Aconite

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Press's Double
Rose-coloured Camellia
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Burning Capsicum
(True Chili)
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Rusty-brown Flowered
Cinquefoil
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Mr. Barlow's Larkspur
(Delphinium)
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Netted-leaved Enkianthus
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Baron Wrangel's Eutoca
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Brilliant Fuchsia
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Rock Gesneria
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Largest-flowered Gloxinia
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Large-flowered Nuttallia
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Imbricated Physostegia
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Carnation-like Snapdragon
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Mr. Herbert's Nightshade
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