More flowers, these being of the botanical print sort. From William Curtis’s “The Botanical Magazine,” the first edition which emerged in 1787 with plates by James Sowerby who produced botanical works of his own later. All of these images taken from the website of antiquarian bookseller Simon Beattie.

"Common Passionflower."
“Common Passionflower.” Page 29. Image © 2020 Simon Beattie. Fair use license. via http://simonbeattie.co.uk/blog/archives/4119/
"Purple Rudbeckia." 3.
“Purple Rudbeckia.” 3. Image © 2020 Simon Beattie. Fair use license. via http://simonbeattie.co.uk/blog/archives/4119/
"Persian Iris." 1.
“Persian Iris.” 1. Image © 2020 Simon Beattie. Fair use license. via http://simonbeattie.co.uk/blog/archives/4119/

18th century herbs, taken from Scottish herbalist Elizabeth Blackwell’s “Herbarium Blackwellianum” which was published in 1757 in Nuremberg. Collections of the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden.

"Abies Mas." Plate 203. Page 106.
“Abies Mas.” Plate 293. Page 106. Collections of the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10341#page/106/mode/1up
"Tamarindus." Plate 201. Page 102.
“Tamarindus.” Plate 201. Page 102. Collections of the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10341#page/102/mode/1up
"Tussilago farfara." Plate 204. Page 108.
“Tussilago farfara.” Plate 204. Page 108. Collections of the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10341#page/108/mode/1up
"Aquifolium." Plate 205. Page 110.
“Aquifolium.” Plate 205. Page 110. Collections of the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10341#page/110/mode/1up

Plates of birds from “The Naturalist’s Miscellany, or Coloured figures of natural objects.” Written by George Shaw, it was printed for Nodder & Company in London between 1789 and 1813. Collections of the Museums Victoria.

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“The Paradise Tanagra.” Plate 4. Page 32. Collections of the Museums Victoria, Melbourne. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124540#page/32/mode/1up
"The Purple Headed Parakeet." Plate 1. Page 21.
“The Purple Headed Parakeet.” Plate 1. Page 21. Collections of the Museums Victoria, Melbourne. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124540#page/21/mode/1up
"The Superb Warbler." Plate 10. Page 65.
“The Superb Warbler.” Plate 10. Page 65. Collections of the Museums Victoria, Melbourne. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124540#page/65/mode/1up
"The Violet-Blue Parakeet."
“The Violet-Blue Parakeet.” Plate 7. Page 49. Collections of the Museums Victoria, Melbourne. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124540#page/49/mode/1up

Botanical models made of papier mâché and other materials. Made in Breslau (Wroclaw), Poland and Berlin between 1866 and the late 1930s by R. Brendel & Company.

Three botanical models.
Three botanical models. 19th-20th c. Labeled “R. Brendel, Berlin W.” Papier mâché, gelatin, plaster, and wood. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/models-miniatures/r-brendel-botanical-models/id-f_2135062/
"Rosa canina," Botanical model. 1875-98.
“Rosa canina,” Botanical model. 1875-98. Manufactured in Berlin. Wood, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster, reed pith, metal, string, feathers, gelatin, glass and bone glue beads, cloth, metallic thread, horsehair, hemp, or silk threads, paint, and shellac varnish. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Image © Smithsonian Institution. Fair use license. via https://www.wagmag.com/art-naturally/
"Theobroma cacao." Botanical model. 1875-98.
“Theobroma cacao.” Botanical model. 1875-98. Manufactured in Berlin by R. Brendel & Company. Wood, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster, reed pith, metal, string, feathers, gelatin, glass and bone glue beads, cloth, metallic thread, horsehair, hemp, or silk threads, paint, and shellac varnish. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Image © Smithsonian Institution. via https://www.wagmag.com/art-naturally/

Rhodea Japonica, a species of Japanese lily all living in pots, at least here. From Inoue Gensuke 1883 (Meiji 16) work “Omoto Chasei Chūkei.” Taken from the website of rare book firm Boston Book Company some of whose books I got to visit in person at the antiquarian book fair earlier this month. Copperplates, possibly also with stenciling and wood engraving.

Variegated.
Variegated. 1883. Image © 2019 Boston Book Company. Fair use license. via https://www.rarebook.com/pages/books/90403/inoue-gensuke/omoto-chasei-chukei
Fan. 1883. Image © 2019 Boston Book Company. Fair use license. via https://www.rarebook.com/pages/books/90403/inoue-gensuke/omoto-chasei-chukei
Fan. 1883. Image © 2019 Boston Book Company. Fair use license. via https://www.rarebook.com/pages/books/90403/inoue-gensuke/omoto-chasei-chukei
Red stand. 1883.
Red stand. 1883. Image © 2019 Boston Book Company. Fair use license. via https://www.rarebook.com/pages/books/90403/inoue-gensuke/omoto-chasei-chukei

Beautiful plates of flowers and fruit from Etienne Denisse’s “Flore d’Amérique” which was published in Paris by Freres Gihaut in the mid-1840’s. Just perfect for the conservatory in winter.

"Le Genipier (genipa)." Plate 1.
“Le Genipier (genipa).” Plate 1. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/3/mode/1up
"La Casse de la Caroline (cassia)." Plate 2.
“La Casse de la Caroline (cassia).” Plate 2. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/4/mode/1up
"La Vervene (verbena mexicana).
“La Vervene (verbena mexicana). 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/5/mode/1up
"La Pomme de Cithere" (spondias). Plate 4.
“La Pomme de Cithere” (spondias). Plate 4. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/6/mode/1up
"L'Oseille des Ravins (Ipomoea silvestris)." Plate 5.
“L’Oseille des Ravins (Ipomoea silvestris).” Plate 5. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/7/mode/1up

Hand-colored engravings from “Hortus Eystettensis,” Basilius Besler, apothecary and botanist, author. Living from 1561 to 1629, he also curated the gardens of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria.

"Lilium Cruentum Polyanthos." 1613.
“Lilium Cruentum Polyanthos.” 1613. Hand-colored engraving. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/besler-basilius-1561-1629-hortus-eystettensis-nuremberg-1613-6012489-details.aspx
"Fructus Opuntia." 1613.
“Fructus Opuntia.” 1613. Hand-colored engraving. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/besler-basilius-1561-1629-hortus-eystettensis-nuremberg-1613-6012489-details.aspx
"Fructus Artichochi." 1640.
“Fructus Artichochi.” 1640. Hand-colored engraving. Image © 2019 Donald A. Heald Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.donaldheald.com/pages/books/15423/basil-besler/fructus-artifchochi-italina-artichoke-head