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amaryllis alberti antique botanical print lithograph cuba

Amaryllis Alberti


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Antique Belgian botanical chromlithograph


Native of Cuba. From 'L'Illustration Horticole' which was one of the finest botanical periodicals, and was first published in Belgium in 1854. It aimed educate people about the fascinating plants being gathered from around the world and hopefully persuade them to buy from the associated plant nurseries. The driving forces behind it were Charles Lemaire, a professor of botany, Ambroise Verschaffelt of the Nursery Verschaffelt and the Linden family, renowned Belgian horticulturists.

Additional Information

artist Louis-Constantin Stroobant (1814-1872)
method Chromolithograph
date C1860
size 260mm by 170mm (sheet)
SKU BT6497