Victoria Regia: Complete Bloom

1854
Designed by William Sharp (American (born in England), 1803–1875), Lithographer Sharp and Son Chromolithography, Dorchester, Mass. (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 0016

Dimensions

Image: 38.2 x 53.5 cm (15 1/16 x 21 1/16 in.) Sheet: 56 x 74 cm (22 1/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.60

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Design and chromolithography by William Sharp. Plate 5 of John Fisk Allen’s Victoria Regia, or the Great Water Lily of America. With a Brief Account of Its Discovery and Introduction into Cultivation: With Illustrations by William Sharp from Specimens Grown at Salem, Massachusetts, U. S. A.

Provenance

Charles D. Childs, Boston, MA, by whom given 1/8/1948

Credit Line

Gift of Charles D. Childs