Victoria Regia: Opening Flower

1854


Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 0016

Dimensions

Image: 38.4 x 53.6 cm (15 1/8 x 21 1/8 in.) Sheet: 56 x 74 cm (22 1/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.57

Medium or Technique

Chromolthograph

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Design and chromolithography by William Sharp. Plate 2 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