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Date: 1850-1

ORIGINAL PRINT

 [PLATE 1.]

DRUMMOND'S SIDE-SADDLE FLOWER.

(SARRACENIA DRUMMONDII.)

A Stove Marsh Plant from FLORIDA, belonging to the Natural Order Of SARRACENIAIS.

Excerpt from text, which is included along with a copy of the Title Page:

Visitors to Chatsworth, in the summer and autumn of last year, were scarcely more surprised at the glorious aspect of the Victoria Lily, than at the exquisite beauty of the plant now represented, many large specimens of which decorated a neighboring stove among rare Orchids of the richest hues and most interesting forms.

Order#: PAX-01

Size: 8 ˝” x 11”

Paxton produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849. During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare three-volume work: PAXTON’S FLOWER GARDEN. Represented are many exotic species especially fine Orchids. They are often compared to the early volumes of Warner and Williams, Orchid Album. The print offered for sale here is from this first edition, which is a completely different product to the 1882 color printed edition frequently found. These prints were produced using a zincographic process along with hand coloring and have the plate markings Pinx & Zinc.

Condition: Excellent Vibrant color with some very light scattered foxing.

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