24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).Ribes aureumThis superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The print is on heavy, high quali..
29 x 22.5 cm (8 x 12 inches)Champaigne, White Dutch, Black Naples and Red DutchThis antique lithograph is over 160 years old and shows delicious fruit that was cultivated in New York state. Nowadays, many of these fruit would be described as heirloom varieties, which are increasingly sought after as..
31 x 23 cm (12 x 9.25 inches).Black Currant and Common GooseberrryThis is an antique hand colored lithograph of wild flowers by Jane Loudon (1807-1858). Mrs Loudon had a fascinating, accomplished and challenging life. She was a pioneering authoress of early science fiction and (together with her hus..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Daisy, DarnelThis 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 description of the medicinal plants found i..
22.5 x 15.5 cm (9 x 6 inches).Ribes sanguineumNorth West AmericaThis 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 con..
23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Ribes rubrumThis fascinating hand coloured botanical lithograph was made in Milan in 1847 by Ambrogio Robiati. Under each illustration is a detailed description in Italian in attractive Italic font.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good cond..
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Groseiller Rouge (Ribes rubrum)Pierre-Joseph Redoute is regarded as the greatest botanical artist. His portrayals of roses,flowers and fruit are rightly regarded as classics to this day and add a touch of style to any room. This high quality vintage lithograph of his p..
23.5 x 16.2 cm (9.25 x 6.4 inches)Ribes rubrumThis fascinating botanical lithograph was made in Milan in 1847 by Ambrogio Robiati.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition.The paper is medium weight and blank on the reverse side. The paper is a creamy tone...
19 x 12.5 cm (7.5x 5 inches)Ipecacuan, Black Currant, Purging BuckthornThese detailed hand coloured prints of flowers and herbs were made by Richard Brook for his Cyclopaedia of Botany and Herbs in 1854. The print is an original antique in very good condition considering it is over 160 years old...
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 t..