The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States in their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects

Illustrated by Alois Lunzer (American, born in 1840), Author Thomas Meehan (American, 1826–1901), Publisher Louis Prang & Company (American, active 1860–1897)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall (each vol., variable): 26.5 x 20 x 4 cm (10 7/16 x 7 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated books with chromolithographs

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: L. Prang and Company, 1878[-1879]) Two vols., 26.5 cm; (1) v pp. [1 f.] 192 pp., plus 48 plates; (2) v, 200 pp., plus 48 pls.; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco.

Boston: L. Prang and Company, 1878[-1879]


Charlotte and Arthur Vershbow, by whom given to MFA December 1982, accessioned January 12, 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow