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Images Dated 2010 December

Choose from 34 pictures in our Images Dated 2010 December collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured December Print

Cypm. Hookerae Vollonteanum

Watercolour on board entitled 'Cypm. Hookerae Vollonteanum' (Cypripedium) painted by J L McFarlane and dated 12th June 1893. McFarlane was a botanical artist painting for nurserymen and a contributor to The Florist and Pomologist magazines. This painting is housed in a small green album titled 'Vol XIII Orchids, painted from specimens flowered at The Woodlands'. The Woodlands, Streatham was the South London home of Robert Henry Measures, a keen orchid grower.

Featured December Print

No. 4 Yoshino-No-Sato

Colour woodblock print of Iris No. 4 Yoshino-No-Sato from volume II of the Yokohama nursery catalogue of Seitaro Arai which specialised in Iris kaempferi. The Yokohama nurseries supplied catalogues of plants for sale overseas. There is evidence to suggest that towards the end of the 19th century they began to trade collectively as one company. Dated c.1890s.

Featured December Print

T. 39

Coloured engraved plate entitled 'Magnolia lauri folio subtus albicante, Sweet Flowering Bay / Coccothraustes coerulea, The Blew Grosbeak' from Volume I of Mark Catesby's 1754 publication 'The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands'. The work contains 'figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects and plants; particularly the forest-trees, shrubs, and other plants not hitherto described'. Catesby was an artist, author, naturalist and fellow of the Royal Society. He visited Virginia, Jamaica, Carolina, Florida and the Bahamas in the early 1700s on plant collecting trips.