More flowers, plates from Francisco Manuel Blanco’s “Flora de Filipinas” which was published in Manila in the early 1880s. From the digital archives of the The Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid.

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“Renealmia Exaltata.” Plate 1. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=8&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Commelina Polygama – blanco. C. Benghalensis – variedad – Canescens.” Page 19. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=19&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Nyctanthes sambac and Jasminum Bicorollatum.” Page 12. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=12&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Costus Luteus – Blanco. Curcuma Xanthorrhiza.’ Plate 2. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=9&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=

Flower pictures, these by Austrian artist Gustav Feith who lived from 1875 to 1951.

"Late summer flowers." 1928.
“Late summer flowers.” 1928. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000476856045
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Autumn flowers in a blue vase. 1931. Watercolor on paper laid down on cardboard. Signed and dated “Gust. Feith 1931.” © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/5718388/
"Cloves,"
“Cloves,” still life with pink and red-flowering carnations. 1948. Watercolor and opaque colors on light cardboard. Signed on the right and dated dated “Gustav Feith 1948.” © Estate of the artist. Image © Very Important Lot. Fair use license. via https://veryimportantlot.com/en/lot/view/gustav-feith-nelkenstillleben-190948

More pretty flowers. These from 1855, taken from “Flora of the Colosseum of Rome.” Written by Richard Deakin MD, it was published in London by Groombridge and Sons.

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“1.Anemone hortensis. 2. Asophodelus fistulosa. 3. Cerinthe aspira.” Page 33. Collection of and digitalized by the Fisher Library at the University of Toronto. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/floraofcolosseum00deak/page/n33/mode/2up
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“1. Paliurus aculeatus. 2. Ornithopus scorpioides.” Page 115. Collection of and digitalized by the Fisher Library at the University of Toronto. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/floraofcolosseum00deak/page/n115/mode/2up
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“Capparis spinosa.” Page 76. Collection of and digitalized by the Fisher Library at the University of Toronto. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/floraofcolosseum00deak/page/n76/mode/2up

Flowers in bright colors. Plates from “Birds and Nature” which was published in 1900 by A. W. Mumford of Chicago.

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“Oswego Tea or Bee Balm” (Monarda didyma), taken from the 1900 work “Nature’s Garden.” Number 353, page 117. Collection of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/stream/birdsnature831900chic#page/117/mode/1up
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“Wild Columbine” (Aquilegia Canadensis) which was taken from the 1900 work “Nature’s Garden.” Number 356. Page 100. Collection of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/birdsnature831900chic/page/100/mode/2up
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“Fringed Gentian” (Gentiana Crinita) on left. “Closed or Blind Gentian” (Gentiana andrewsii) on right, both having been taken taken from the 1900 work “Nature’s Garden.” Number 354. Page 106. Collection of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/stream/birdsnature831900chic#page/106/mode/1up
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“Tall or Giant Sunflower” (Helianthus giganteus) on left. “Black-eyed Susan or Ox-eyed Daisy” (Rudbeckia hirta) on right. Number 355. Page 111. Collection of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/stream/birdsnature831900chic#page/111/mode/1up

Flowers of the American West. A selection of plates from the 1915 “Field book of western wild flowers” which was written by Margaret Armstrong in collaboration with John James Thornber who was a professor of botany in Arizona.

"Orange Mariposa Tulip" (Calochortis Kennedyi). Frontispiece.
“Orange Mariposa Tulip” (Calochortis Kennedyi). Frontispiece. Page 6. Collection of the New York Botanical Garden. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126806#page/6/mode/1up
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“Arrowhead” (Sagittaria latifolia). Page 31. Collection of the New York Botanical Garden. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126806#page/29/mode/1up
Wild Onion" (Allium acuminatum).
“Wild Onion” (Allium acuminatum). Page 41. Collection of the New York Botanical Garden. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. Via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126806#page/41/mode/1up
"Wild Onion" (Allium bisceptrum and Allium serratum).
“Wild Onion” (Allium bisceptrum and Allium serratum). Page 45. Collection of the New York Botanical Garden. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. Via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/126806#page/43/mode/1up

More from Maurice Pillard Verneuil’s “Le Décor Floral.” Color collotype plates after original photographs. Published by the Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, in 1904. These being a selection from the website of antiquarian book seller Michael Laird.

"Marguerite - Violette - Ptéris." Plate 8.
“Marguerite – Violette – Ptéris.” Plate 8. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/2754/maurice-pillard-verneuil/le-decor-floral-50-planches-bordures-et-panneaux-semis-fonds-ornes-etc-cover-title
"Oeillet - Narcisse - Fréesie."
“Oeillet – Narcisse – Fréesie.” Plate 9. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/2754/maurice-pillard-verneuil/le-decor-floral-50-planches-bordures-et-panneaux-semis-fonds-ornes-etc-cover-title
"Citron." Plate 10.
“Citron.” Plate 10. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/2754/maurice-pillard-verneuil/le-decor-floral-50-planches-bordures-et-panneaux-semis-fonds-ornes-etc-cover-title

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

Domestic scenes all with flowers from a Britain that’s just a little way back. Jessica Hayllar, artist (1858-1940).Taught by her father who was an artist himself, she often painted domestic scenes and family gatherings.

"Arranging Flowers." 1908. Oil on canvas.
“Arranging Flowers.” 1908. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessica-hayllar/arranging-flowers-hR0eX4tlRip5rg0jLI80_w2
"Teaching." 1895.
“Teaching.” 1895. In the public domain due to age. via http://figurationfeminine.blogspot.com/2014/04/jessica-hayllar-1858-1940-edith-hayllar.html
"All Better Now." 1896.
“All Better Now.” 1896. Signed and dated ‘Jessica Hayllar/1896’ on the lower left. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.facebook.com/female.artists.in.history/photos/a.1388240488127503/1506544729630411/?type=1&theater
"Rhododendrons." No exact date.
“Rhododendrons.” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/h/has-hed/jessica-hayllar/rhododendrons-2
"Oriental Poppy and Coleus in a Cloisonné vase, with a fan on a faux bamboo table."
“Oriental Poppy and Coleus in a Cloisonné vase, with a fan on a faux bamboo table.” Inscribed as title on the reverse. Oil on panel. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jessica-hayllar-1858-1940-oriental-poppy-and-5318398-details.aspx

Watercolors of more Canadian wildflowers, these also by watercolorist Agnes Chamberlin, who lived from 1833 to 1913.

"Arethusa bulbosa L. (Dragon's Mouth)." No exact date.
“Arethusa bulbosa L. (Dragon’s Mouth).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0128
"Arisaema triphyllum (Indian Turnip)." No exact date.
“Arisaema triphyllum (Indian Turnip).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0007
"Asclepias Tuberosa (Butterfly weed or milkweed)."
“Asclepias Tuberosa (Butterfly weed or milkweed).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0130
"Aselepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)."
“Aselepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0008
"Aster lindleyanus T. & G. (Fringed Blue Aster)."
“Aster lindleyanus T. & G. (Fringed Blue Aster).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0131
"Brunella vulgaris L. (Common Heal-all {Prunella})."
“Brunella vulgaris L. (Common Heal-all {Prunella}).” No exact date. Watercolor. Collection of and © University of Toronto Libraries. Fair use license. via https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/chamberlin%3AChamberlin_k_0011

Still lifes with fruit. Dutch. Maria Margaretha van Os, artist. Living from 1779 to 1862, she mostly painted flowers.

"Still Life with Lemon and Cut Glass." 1823-26.
“Still Life with Lemon and Cut Glass.” 1823-26. Oil on panel. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via
"Still Life with a Vase of Flowers, Clementines, and Raspberries." No exact date.
“Still Life with a Vase of Flowers, Clementines, and Raspberries.” No exact date. Oil on panel. Signed on the lower right. Image © Lempertz Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.lempertz.com/nl/catalogi/lot/1114-1/205-maria-margaretha-van-os.html
"Stillleben mit Pfirsichen, Trauben und einem Weinglas." No date.
“Stillleben mit Pfirsichen, Trauben und einem Weinglas.” No date. Oil on wood. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/maria-magrita-van-os/stillleben-mit-pfirsichen-trauben-und-einem-6LmjHJebAEAg8He08ARwpg2