While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.
Cattleya Superba Splendens WNR33 $165
Each print measures approximately
9 1/2 inches wide by 11 3/4 inches long.
We are very pleased to offer a series of orchid
prints from the first edition of Robert Warner and
Thomas Moore's illustrious Orchid Album, Comprising
Colored Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare and
Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, London: Published by B.S.
Williams, at the Victoria and Paradise Nurseries,
1882-1897. The Orchid Album was illustrated by the
master illustrator of orchids, John Nugent Fitch. His
original drawings are in the Natural History Museum,
South Kensington. References include Nissen BBI 2107;
Great Flower Books,p.80; 187; Stafleu 6282.
Benjamin Samuel Williams' obituary recollects the
intentions of this magnificent work: "In 1881 he
commenced his magnum opus, the Orchid Album, which was
projected with the idea of supplying a demand for
illustrations of Orchidaceous plants, with botanical
descriptions of the plants figured and notes on their
cultivation.... Its appearance was hailed with great
satisfaction in horticultural circles throughout the
world, and it numbers among its subscribers nearly all
lovers of Orchids and many of our leading and most
As orchid raisers of many years standing, obtaining
these prints was a powerful reminder of the almost
overwhelming beauty and magnificence of the orchid
family. It is very easy to understand the life long
fascination that orchid lovers have for these plants.
These are hand colored prints with some lithography and
the colors are very intense and fresh. We have compared
the prints with others that are available and the
brilliance of the colors in this very RARE FIRST edition
are unsurpassed. Each print measures approximately 9 1/2
inches wide by 11 3/4 inches long.
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only new materials. All items are beautifully wrapped
and suitable for sending directly as gifts. You may
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