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Heading: (Botanical Illustrations)
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Title: Eight original 19th century illustrations of Hibiscus flowers
Place Published: No place
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Date Published: c.1800-1850
Description:


Eight original colored illustrations of the Hibiscus plant and flower. Includes:




  • Two paintings on isinglass, trimmed in oval shapes, with matting. Overall 21.5x17 cm (8½x6¾"). Probably Indian.


  • Two original watercolor paintings, unsigned but both by the same accomplished hand, on Whatman paper watermarked 1794. Each approximately 53x41 cm (21x16").


  • Four original watercolor paintings, unsigned but all four by the same accomplished hand, on Whatman paper watermarked 1826. Each approximately 49x35 cm (19¼ x13¾").



Together 8 pieces.

Condition

All with some wear to edges, toning and foxing to paper; very good overall.

Starting Bid

$10.00

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  • 25%

Original 19th century botanical illustrations

Auction ended on Thu, Feb 22, 2018
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