Thomas Meehan - Flowers of the United States - Lot of 12 fine botanical chromolithographs - Quarto 26cm

Description
Thomas Meehan - Flowers of the United States - Lot of 12 fine botanical chromolithographs - Quarto 26cm
Lithograph - Plate signed - 1878

26×17.5 cm

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.

Lot details
Title of artwork
Lot of 12 fine botanical chromolithographs - Quarto 26cm
Artist
Thomas Meehan - Flowers of the United States
Year
1878
Technique
Lithograph
Signature
Plate signed
Sold with frame
No
Condition
In very good condition
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