23 x 16 cm (9 x 6.5 inches)Verbena TweedieanaThis 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 Chats..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Vervain, Toadlfax (disagreeable odour)This 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..
~9.5 x 6.25 inches (24 x 16cm). Verbena aubletia and tenera This 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 qual..
24 x 16cm (9.5 x 6.5 inches)Chrysanthemum Ind. Roseo Albo-punctatoThis beautiful lithograph with original hand coloring was made in 1851 and comes from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe by Louis van Houtte, a famous nineteenth century Belgian horticulturalist. He employed plant collectors ..