22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Cummin (Cumin - spice) Cleavers or GoosegrassThis fascinating antique chromolithograph of plants used in medicine was made in 1877 and comes from a work about medicinal plants by Benjamin Barton and Thomas Castle. Their aim was to give an accurate descriptio..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches). The images include cupids, a centaur and a lady with flowers entitled 'Beauty's charm's like flowers fade' This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ..
23 x 14.0 cm (9.0 x 5.5 inches).Chlora perfoliataThis antique botanical print is from the first edition of James Sowerby 's famous work, English Botany. It is an original antique print made by printing from an engraved copper printing plate onto hand made paper. The hand painted coloring is origin..
26.5 x 19.0 cm (10.5 x 7.5 inches).Centaurea americanaThis 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 The G..
22.5 x 15.5 cm (9 x 6 inches).Chironia nervisGreeceThis 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 ..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).Lion, Man's Head, Antelope, Hedgehog, Lion, Cat, Lady, Centaur, Bow and Arrow, Man's Head, Sun and ArmsThis antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ! Nob..