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High Res Images: 28 Artworks From The Magazine of Botany by Joseph Paxton

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Antique print. High Res Images: 28 Artworks From The Magazine of Botany by Joseph Paxton
High Res Images: 28 Artworks From The Magazine of Botany by Joseph Paxton

High Res Images: 28 Artworks From The Magazine of Botany by Joseph Paxton

Accurate, high resolution scans of 28 antique pictures of beautiful flowers from Sir Joseph Paxton's Magazine of Botany from 1835.

Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.

The scans were made from hand colored antique engravings.
They were in excellent condition and were ~9.5 x 6 inches (24 cm x 15 cm). Paxton was a hugely talented man. He 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 must have been 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.


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Scans are of the original antique prints and are exactly same dimensions.
Scans are saved as lossless bitmap or Tif files so all detail is retained (unlike jpg files).
Prints were scanned and saved at 300ppi. Each image file is several megabytes large.
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Much more detailed and higher quality than the images on this web site. When printed on a typical ink jet printer they are a very close match to the original antique prints.
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Contents List

Great Flowered Lychnis - Lychnis grandiflora.
Winged Thunbrgia - Thunbergia alata.
Syrian Hibiscus - Hibiscus syriacus variegatus.
Spotted Flowered Sinningia (Gesneriad) - Sinningia guttata.
Ford's Japan Camellia (Double sized print) - Camellia japonica fordii.
Tuberous roooted Swallow Wort - Asclepias tuberosa.
Purple Twining Rhodochiton - Rhodochiton volubile.
Aster flowers - Diplopappus incanus.
Valerian Leaved Chelone - Chelone centranthifolium.
Montevideo Escallonia - Escallonia montevidensis.
Lobelia - Lobelia fulgens.
Chandler's Japan Camellia (Double sized print) - Camellia japonica chandlerii.
Azure Flowered Ceanothus - Ceanothus azureus.
Globe Flowered Fuschia - Fuchsia gloriosa.
Impressed Epacris - Epacris impressa.
Rhodedendron flowers (Double sized print) - Rhodedendron arborea fimbriata.
Elegant Scarlet Kennedia - Kennedia coccinea elegans.
Bordered Flowered Azalea - Azalea marginata.
Mr Cunningham's Camellia - Camellia Japonica Cunninghami.
Three Colored Indian Cress (Nasturtiam) - Tropaeolum tricolorum.
Orchid - Bearded Flowered Myanthus - Myanthus barbatus.
Mr Smith's Indian Azalea (double sized print) - Azalea indica smithii.
Orchid: Mr Shepherd's Bletia - Bletia shepherdii.
Lofty Strawberry Tree - Arbutus procera.
Parrot's Bill or Crimson Glory Flower - Clianthus puniceus.
Mr Henchman's Chorizema - Chorizema hechmannii.
Orchid - Fringer Dendobrium - Dendobrium fimbriatum.
Violet Marvel of Peru Flowered Petunia - Petunia nyctaginiflora violacea.

Date Made1800-1849
Main ColorMulticolored
Size Category21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]