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Cobaea Flowered Pentstemon

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Antique print. Cobaea Flowered Pentstemon
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Cobaea Flowered Pentstemon
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  • Artist / Collection: Sir Joseph Paxton
  • Product Code: FRP14877
US$55.00

22.5 x 15.5 cm (9 x 6 inches).

Pentstemon Cobaea
Texas

This hand colored engraving was made in the 1830s by Sir Joseph Paxton, a hugely talented man. Paxton started as an assistant gardener with no education & rose to become the head gardener to the Duke of Devonshire. His design of the conservatory at Chatsworth House served as a model for his design of the Crystal Palace for the London Exhibition of 1851. Incredibly, he designed this giant, intricate building in less than 9 days on a piece of blotting paper. The man was a genius! These days he is best remembered for his very high quality botanical periodicals such as Paxton's Magazine of Botany, which was published in 16 vols from 1834-49.

This is an authentic antique, not a reproduction. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 22.5 x 15.5 cm (9 x 6 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Purple
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]