highly decorative group of 7 early c19th coloured botanical engravings in deep 'shadowbox' frames

Highly decorative group of 7 early C19th coloured botanical engravings in deep 'shadow-box' frames.



Item Ref

ML 168


Highly decorative group of early C19th coloured botanical engravings in deep 'shadow-box' frames .
Published in London by Dr.R.J.Thornton Jan. July & Sept. 1811 and 1812 , after various botanical studies by Henderson , Reinagle and Thornton. Taken from Dr. Robert John Thornton's published folio of works "Temple of Flora" .
Set in late C19th distressed (but stabilised) 'country-house' condition rectangular gilt shadow-box type frames , the interior mounts with coloured-line border surrounds.
1. "Artichoke Protea"
2. "Group of Roses"
3. "The Dragon Arum"
4. "The Queen Flower"
5. "Tulips"
6. "A Group of Hyacinths"
7. "A Group of Carnations "
Some fading to images and rubbing to frames , but a stunning group of images .
H 19"
W 14"
D 2"
One frame("Artichoke Protea")
H 20"
W 14"
D 2"
England c.1812
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Internal Ref: ML 168


Height = 48 cm (19")
Width = 36 cm (14")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

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