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.
- Title of artwork
- Lot of 12 fine botanical chromolithographs - Quarto 26cm
- Thomas Meehan - Flowers of the United States
- Plate signed
- Sold with frame
- In very good condition