Victoria Regia: The First Two Cycles of the Growthof the Lily

1854
Designed by John Fisk Allen (1785–1865), Lithographer William Sharp (American (born in England), 1803–1875), Printed by Sharp and Son Chromolithography, Dorchester, Mass. (American), Publisher Boston, Dutton and Wentworth


Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 0016

Dimensions

Image: 38.6 x 53.6 cm (15 3/16 x 21 1/8 in.) Sheet: 56 x 74 cm (22 1/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.56a

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Chromolithography by William Sharp. Plate 1 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