Landscapes with a water picture that snuck in somehow. Japanese Impressionist artist, Torajirō Kojima (1881-1929).

"French Forest." No date.
“French Forest.” No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://falcaodejade.blogspot.com/2010/05/historias-da-casa-amarela-os-bichos-da_20.html
"Landscape in Spain." 1920.
“Landscape in Spain.” 1920. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KojimaTorajir%C5%8D-1920-Landscape_in_Spain.png
"Summer in Asahikawa." 1913.
“Summer in Asahikawa.” 1913. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Ōhara Museum of Art. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KojimaTorajir%C5%8D-1913-Summer_in_Asahikawa.png
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Why paint small when you can paint huge. Pictures with so much going on you could hide behind someone and never get found by American artist Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911).

"King Lear, Act I, Scene I." 1897-1898.
“King Lear, Act I, Scene I.” 1897-1898. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwin_Austin_Abbey_King_Lear,_Act_I,_Scene_I_The_Metropolitan_Museum_of_Art.jpg
"Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne." 1896.
“Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne.” 1896. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.muddycolors.com/2013/03/artist-of-the-month-edwin-austin-abbey/
"Castle of Maidens." ca. 1890.
“Castle of Maidens.” ca. 1890. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Castle_of_maidens_austin.jpg
"The Golden Tree." One of a cycle of 15 murals.
“The Golden Tree.” One of a cycle of 15 murals. ca. 1893-1902. Collection of the Boston Public Library. Photo © Sheryl Lanzel. Fair use license. via https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:sq87dv32j

Watercolors of Canadian wildflowers. Agnes Chamberlin, artist (1833-1913).

Allium cernum (Roth.)/Nodding onion.
Allium cernum (Roth.)/Nodding onion. Undated. Image © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0003
Actaea alba (Bigel.)/White Cohosh.
Actaea alba (Bigel.)/White Cohosh. Undated. . Image © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0001
Aquilegia canadensis/Wild Columbine.
Aquilegia canadensis/Wild Columbine. Undated. Image © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0006
Anemone hepatica L./Liver Leaf.
Anemone hepatica L./Liver Leaf. Undated. Image © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_012
Apios tuberosa Moench/Ground Nut.
Apios tuberosa Moench/Ground Nut. Undated. Image © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0005

Designs with more than a whiff of Jugendstil and Art Nouveau floating around, tricked out in black and white from Christopher Dresser’s “Principles of Decorative Design,” published in London in 1870. Not Victorian looking at all.

Figure 23, Page 29.
Figure 23, Page 29. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/29
Figure 22, page 28.
Figure 22, page 28. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/28
Figure 20, page 27.
Figure 20, page 27. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/27
Figure 56, page 80.
Figure 56, page 80. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/80 Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/80
Figures 181 and 182, page 156.
Figures 181 and 182, page 156. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/156
Figure 61, page 86.
Figure 61, page 86. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/86

Hummingbird paintings straight from the tropics by American Martin Johnson Heade. Living from 1819 to 1904, he was from a place with cold winters but spent much time painting in warmer locales where he did these.

"Orchids and Hummingbird." Probably 19th c.
“Orchids and Hummingbird.” Probably 19th c. Image © University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Fair use license. via https://news.uga.edu/artist-martin-johnson-heade/
"Passion Flowers and Hummingbirds." ca. 1870-1873.
“Passion Flowers and Hummingbirds.” ca. 1870-1873. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.mfa.org/objects/33015
"Tropical Landscape with Ten Hummingbirds." 1870.
“Tropical Landscape with Ten Hummingbirds.” 1870. Image © 2019 Terra Foundation for American Art. Fair use license. via https://picturingtheamericas.org/painting/tropical-landscape-with-ten-hummingbirds/

Inkwells with a Jugendstil twist. One you can keep letters in until you get around to sending them.

Inkwell. ca. 1900.
Inkwell. Ca. 1900. Jugendstil. Monogramed “WD.” Silver with glass inserts. Bruckmann & Söhne, Heilbronn, maker. Image © Lempertz Auction House, Germany. Fair use license. via https://www.lempertz.com/en/catalogues/lot/1039-2/554-a-heilbronn-jugendstil-silver-inkwell-with-original-glass-insets-monogrammed-wd-marks-of-br.html
Inkwell. Jugendstil.
Inkwell. Jugendstil. Bronze and ceramic. Abel Landry, designer. Adrien Pierre Dalpayrat, ceramicist. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.de/itm/DALPAYRAT-Jugendstil-Art-Nouveau-Bronze-Keramik-Schreibzeug-Design-Abel-Landry-/382740314045?nma=true&si=U9ul73rJf46DOFZoAvSv7p1jrsA%253D&orig_cvip
Pyramid-shaped inkpot. ca. 1900-1903. Jugendstil.
Pyramid-shaped inkpot. ca. 1900-1903. Jugendstil. Sang-de-boeuf red stoneware mounted in gilded brass. Abel Landry, designer. Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, ceramicist. Image © La Gazette Drouot. Fair use license. via http://catalogue.gazette-drouot.com/ref/lot-ventes-aux-encheres.jsp?id=2360682
Letter holder with inkwell. Jugendstil.
Letter holder with inkwell. Jugendstil. German. Brass. Maker not known. Image © instaghub.com. Fair use license. via https://www.instaghub.com/post/BxVME9bHRN5