finished Chromolithograph Plate Markings:Country of Origin
Genus, Species Off. Lith: & pict: in Horto Van Houtteano.
This original (not a reprint!) 156 year old print is from the 1845 Flore
des Serres et des Jardins de L’Europe on heavy stock, free of text on the
back. This stunning full paged Botanical measures 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". A
chromolithograph with bright vivid color botanically correct and very beautiful.
Flore des Serres et des Jardins de L’Europe was produced by three
Horticulture enthusiasts. Charles Lemaire, M. Scheidweiler and Louis Van Houtte.
Together they published 23 annual editions from 1845 to 1888. Their focus of
interest were rare and exotic colorful plant species many from South America.
The attractive plates are high quality hand-colored vibrant lithographs. This is
a beautiful print from the first year of publication.
ACCOMPANYING TEXT AND A COPY OF THE TITLE PAGE
Size: 6 ˝” x 9 ˝”