Jane Wells Louden 1859 1 Common Cistus 2 Common White Cistus 3 Sea Heath 4 Great Sun dew 5 Milkwort

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Artist Biography:

Jane Wells Loudon (b1807 - d1858) a writer on botanical, horticultural and natural science subjects and a magazine editor active in the 19th century. In 1844 Jane received an award from the Royal Literary Fund. She received a civil-list pension of £100 in 1846. Chief among her publications at this stage were her British Wild Flowers (1845), Amateur Gardener's Calendar (1847), the Lady's Country Companion at Home and Abroad (which she edited between 1849 and 1851), The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants (1848), Tales About Plants (1853) and My Own Garden, Or, The Young Gardener's Year Book (1855).

Date:

1859 [3rd edition]

Source:

British Wild Flowers

Volume:

1

Plate No.:

14

Description:

1. Common Cistus 2. Common White Cistus 3. Sea Heath 4. Great Sun dew 5. Milkwort

Print Method:

Lithograph on woven, heavy stock

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Size of Print:

260mm x 210mm [approximately 10 1/4” x 8 1/4”]

Size of Leaf:

260mm x 210mm [approximately 10 1/4” x 8 1/4”]

References:

“Die Botaniache Buchillustration” No. 1233 Clause Nissen, “Oxford Dictionary of National Biography” Oxford Press, “Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturist” Ray Desmond

Price:
$135.00
SKU:
46037
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