Antique Botanical Prints - Sowerby's English Botany
Botanical Prints from
Sowerby's English Botany
(England, 1793-1800)
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Background:

These botanical prints are from the First Edition of English Botany, illustrated by James Sowerby.  Sowerby was an English naturalist, artist, engraver and teacher.  He was also one of the original illustrators for Curtis's Botanical Magazine.  The complete series featured over 3000 prints depicting plants native to the British Isles.

 

Price per print: Print Only:  As shown
Matting Charge:  $20
Framing & Matting Charge:  $100
Dimensions: Print Only:  5 x 9 inches
Matted:  11 x 14 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored copper engraving
Year: 1793-1800
Other details: Includes original page of background text

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Thistle (No. 11730177)
Plate 177
Meadow Thistle

(1793)
SOLD
Gentian (No. 11730236)
Plate 236
Autumnal Gentian
(1795)
$30
Geranium (No. 11730272)
Plate 272
Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium)
(1795)
SOLD
Golden-rod (No. 11730301)
Plate 301
Common Golden-rod
(1796)
SOLD
Bindweed (No. 11730312)
Plate 312
Small Bindweed
(1796)
SOLD

Daisy (No. 11730424)
Plate 424
Common Daisy

(1797)
$30
Garlic (No. 11730488)
Plate 488
Field Garlick
(1798)
$30
Crocus (No. 11730491)
Plate 491
Naked-flowering Crocus
(1798)
$50
Oxlip (No. 11730513)
Plate 513
Oxlip
(1798)
SOLD
Iris (No. 11730578)
Plate 578
Yellow Water Iris
(1799)
SOLD

Violet (No. 11730619)
Plate 619
Sweet Violet

(1799)
$50
Snowflake (No. 11730621)
Plate 621
Summer Snowflake
(1799)
SOLD
Orchis (No. 11730631)
Plate 631
Early Purple Orchis
(1799)
SOLD
Poppy (No. 11730645)
Plate 645
Common Red Poppy
(1799)
SOLD
Rush (No. 11730651)
Plate 651
Flowering Rush
(1799)
$40

Toadflax (No. 11730658)
Plate 658
Yellow Toadflax

(1799)
SOLD
Scabious (No. 11730659)
Plate 659
Field Scabious
(1799)
SOLD
Blackberry (No. 11730715)
Plate 715
Common Blackberry
(1800)
SOLD
Corn Cockle (No. 11730741)
Plate 741
Corn Cockle
(1800)
$40
Catchfly (No. 11730788)
Plate 788
Red German Catchfly
(1800)
SOLD