[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates
[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates
[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates
[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates
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[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

[Thornton | The Temple of Flora], 6 botanical plates

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

THORNTON, ROBERT JOHN

[The Temple of Flora. Early nineteenth-century]


6 aquatint and engraved botanical plates, finished by hand, (approximately 500 x 370mm., visible area), matted, framed and glazed, slightly browned


The collection includes: "The American Cowslip", "The White Lily", "Indian Reed", "The China Limodoron", "The Persian Cyclamen", and "The Nodding Renealmia".


LITERATURE:

Nissen BBI 1955

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.

 

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