Control VIS 248.021
Contains 1 Result:
Gower, Charlotte and W. G. Smith, loose pages of hand-colored plates, with text, from The Wild Flowers of Great Britain, by Robert Hogg and George W. Johnson, Vols. 1-3, 1863-1866
File — control: VIS 248.021, location: VIS 248.021
Scope and Content From the Collection: 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).