40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches)This antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks. The paper has a lovely aged,..
21 x 16 cm (8.25 x 6.25 inches)This antique copper plate engraving is by Pierre Pomet, a Paris apothecary.Pomet became chief druggist to King Louis XIV and a purveyor of medicinal remedies from distant lands.It was made in 1725 for Pomet's " A Compleat History of Drugges ". This was the most complet..
27 x 17.7 cm (10.6 x 7 inches)BrazilThis lithograph is from L'Illustration Horticole by Jean Jules Linden, one of the finest botanical periodicals first published in Belgium in 1854. It aimed educate people about the fascinating plants being gathered from around the world and hopefully persuade them..
33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)Pimelepterus boscii, Psettus sebae, Dipterodon capensisThis hand colored antique lithograph was made in 1836. It is from Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Filche by Heinrich Rudolph Scinz and Karl Brodtmann. Schinz (1777-1861) was a Swiss physician and naturalist and..
24.0 x 16.0 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches). This is an original antique lithograph made in 1860 by Anne Pratt (1806-1893), a botanical illustrator from Kent, England, responsible for popularising botany. It is in very good condition. The colors are fresh and bright. The image is on one side of the paper and ..
24 x 16 cm (9.5 x 6.25 inches).Maurandya barclayanaThis antique lithograph was made in the 1890s by Edward Step and William Watson. Their work focussed on plants which gave brilliance and charm to the garden, and are some of the best antique botanical illustrations. The paper is high quality, matt w..
24 x 16 cm (9.5 x 6.25 inches).Datura sanguinea (now known as Brugmansia sanguinea)From the Andes mountains from Colombia to Chile. Toxic. Known throughout South America for its medicinal virtuesThis antique lithograph was made in the 1890s by Edward Step and William Watson. Their work focussed on p..
33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)Rhinobatus laevis, Squatina laevis, Pristis antiquorum, Shyrna blochiiThis hand colored antique lithograph was made in 1836. It is from Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Filche by Heinrich Rudolph Scinz and Karl Brodtmann. Schinz (1777-1861) was a Swiss physician and..