Rare Antique Print-SINNINGIA-GLOXINIA SPECIOSA-Henry-Esenbeck-1828

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120.00

Gloxinia Speciosa Kerr., Tab. 55. – This print is showing the plant Gloxinia Speciosa, current name: Sinningia speciosa, the purple flower, the transparant leaf and the flower and seeds in different stages, this might be the only classical print of S. speciosa that actually shows the tuber.

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‘Gloxinia Speciosa Kerr., Tab. 55.’

Lithograph with original hand colouring on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 28,5 x 46,8 cm. (11,2 x 18,4 inch). Image size: 28,5 x 46,8 cm. (11,2 x 18,4 inch).

This beautiful print has been published by T.F.L. Nees von Esenbeck (1787-1837) and W. Sinning (1792-1874) in Sammlung Schonbluhender Gewachse fur Blumen und Gartenfreunde. One of the rarer nineteenth century flower books. Nees von Esenbeck was Director of the Botanic Garden at Bonn, Sinning its head-gardener, and their work is a catalogue of the exotics growing there, including camellias, magnolia and banksias. 100 hand-coloured lithographic plates by Henry, Hohe and Wild. Ref: Dunthorne 216; Great Flower Books (1990) p.123; Nissen BBI, 1445; Pritzel 663; Stafleu & Cowan, p.713.

Made by ‘A. Henry’ after own design.

Condition: Good, given age. Brown edges, some small stains, crease in lower left and right and upper right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PLANT – GLOXINIA SPECIOSA – SINNINGIA SPECIOSA – PURPLE FLOWER – TUBER – SEEDS

RBOS-T.17-Large

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Dimensions 46 × 28 × 1 cm

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