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anigozanthus yellow kangaroo paw houtte botanical print antique

Yellow Kangaroo Paw

$240.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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'Anigozanthus pulcherrimus Hook.' From van Houtte's 'Flore des serres et des jardin de l'Europe', vol. 2: t. 1 (1846). Van Houtte was a Belgian horticulturist. In 1839, after an expedition to Brazil, he went to Ghent where he founded the Ecole d'Horticulture and the horticultural journal 'Flore des serres et des Jardins de l'Europe'. Flore des serres was an extensive work with over 2000 colored plates. It contained 23 volumes published from 1845 to 1883, some coming out after his death. 3 horizontal folds as issued.
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artist Louis Benoit van Houtte (1810-1876) (publisher)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1846
size 350mm by 240mm (sheet)
SKU BT3756