14 Thomas Meehan Chromolithographs - Lot of 20 US Native Flowers - United States - 1878

Description
14 Thomas Meehan Chromolithographs - Lot of 20 US Native Flowers - United States - 1878
Lithographie - Non signé(e), Signée dans la planche - 1878

Thomas Meehan (1826 - 1901) was a British-born nurseryman, botanist and author. He worked as gardener at Kew Gardens, then moved to Germantown in Philadelphia.

He was the founder of Meehan’s Monthly and editor of Gardener’s Monthly. He was also Professor of Vegetable Physiology to the Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture.

He is best known for his work attempting to illustrate the entire flora of the USA. His prints were based on water colors by Alois Lunzer, an excellent Austrian botanical painter who emigrated to Philadelphia.

Informations du lot
Artiste
14 Thomas Meehan Chromolithographs
Titre de l'œuvre d'art
Lot of 20 US Native Flowers - United States - 1878
Année
1878
Technique
Lithographie
Signature
Non signé(e), Signée dans la planche
État
En très bon état
Vente avec cadre
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