Lilac Persica by Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) from  ‘Traité des Arbres et Arbustes’  par Duhamel. 
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Lilac Persica by Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) from  ‘Traité des Arbres et Arbustes’  par Duhamel. 

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Front cover of John Lewis Childs’ Illustrated Catalogue of Bulbs and Plants. Fall 1892.
John Lewis Childs. Floral Park. N.Y.
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Front cover of John Lewis Childs’ Illustrated Catalogue of Bulbs and Plants. Fall 1892.

John Lewis Childs. Floral Park. N.Y.

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Back cover of John Lewis Childs’ Illustrated Catalogue of Bulbs and Plants with an illustration of tulips. Fall 1892.
John Lewis Childs. Floral Park. N.Y.
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Back cover of John Lewis Childs’ Illustrated Catalogue of Bulbs and Plants with an illustration of tulips. Fall 1892.

John Lewis Childs. Floral Park. N.Y.

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'Advertisements.' From Catalogue officiel de la section allemande. (Berlin : Stargardt, 1900) Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France).
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'Advertisements.' From Catalogue officiel de la section allemande. (Berlin : Stargardt, 1900) Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France).

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Garden Anchusa, Italian Bugloss, Large Blue Alkanet by Benedict Christian Vogel (18th century). Plate from ‘Plantae Rariores.’
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Garden Anchusa, Italian Bugloss, Large Blue Alkanet by Benedict Christian Vogel (18th century). Plate from ‘Plantae Rariores.’

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Floral designs by M. Starke. From Dekorative Vorbilder : eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen und kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen. (Stuttgart : Julius Hoffman, 1889-1928).
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Floral designs by M. Starke. From Dekorative Vorbilder : eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen und kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen. (Stuttgart : Julius Hoffman, 1889-1928).

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The Sweet Cistus of Candy (1739) by Elizabeth Blackwell from  ’A Curious Herbal.’ Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery

The Sweet Cistus of Candy (1739) by Elizabeth Blackwell from  ’A Curious Herbal.’ Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery

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Sweet Pea (Delicate Pleasures). Kensitas flowers (circa 1932-1938).
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Sweet Pea (Delicate Pleasures). Kensitas flowers (circa 1932-1938).

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Page from ‘Modes et dessins de broiderie.’ Madame d’A. 2d année (1818?)
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Page from ‘Modes et dessins de broiderie.’ Madame d’A. 2d année (1818?)

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 Illustration of ‘Gold Medal Collection of Asters’ from the back page of ‘Vick’s Garden and Floral Guide 1902’. James Vick’s Sons. 187 Main Street East. Rochester, N.Y.
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 Illustration of ‘Gold Medal Collection of Asters’ from the back page of ‘Vick’s Garden and Floral Guide 1902’. James Vick’s Sons. 187 Main Street East. Rochester, N.Y.

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