24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)Iles Carolinas. Ouhila, Fille Du Grand Pretre de TongatabouMicronesiaThis finely detailed original hand coloured engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel an..
24 x 14 cm (9.5 x 5.5 inches)Helianthemum carolinianumCarolinaThis beautiful hand coloured engraving is from Robert Sweet's distinguished work on Rock Roses. It was published between 1825 and 1830 in London and depicts the prominent varieties that were available in England at the time. The illustrat..
22.5 x 15.5 cm (9 x 6 inches).Ipomopsis pictaUSA,CarolinasThis 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 conservat..
26.5 x 19.0 cm (10.5 x 7.5 inches).Helianthemum carolinianumThis antique chromolithograph was made in 1878 and is from 'The Flowers and Ferns of the United States' by Thomas Meehan.Meehan was Professor of Vegetable Physiology for the Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture. He was also the editor of..
Amaryllis atamscoUSA,Virginia,Carolina9.5 x 6 inches (24 x 15½ cm). 1790sThis original antique engraving is from The Botanical Magazine by William Curtis. It was made in the 1790s, has original hand colouring and is in very good condition.The Botanical Magazine was one of the first British horticult..