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Cherokee Garden Library print collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS248

Scope and Content

This collection contains botanical prints acquired by the Cherokee Garden Library from a variety of sources. Prints include watercolors, hand-colored lithographs, hand-colored copper engravings, and hand-colored plates from books. Some of the artwork is framed and subjects include camellias, fruit trees, ornamental plants, birds, and insects. Of special interest are rare 17th century hand-colored copper engravings by German botanist and apothecary Basilius Besler (1561-1629).

Dates

  • 1613-2014, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Extent

28.38 linear ft. (one and one half document cases and fifteen oversize boxes)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by artist name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1983, with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016, with subsequent additions.
Title
Cherokee Garden Library print collection
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040