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Original botanical colour chromo-lithograph, Alpenpflanzen (Alpine plants), Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon, Germany, 1895
Original botanical colour chromo-lithograph on paper
The overall size is ± 30,4 x 24,2 cm. The image size is ± 25,9 x 21,7 cm
Plate: Alpenpflanzen (Alpine plants). This plate shows 24 different alpine plants, including the Edelweiss, Gentiana, Pine etc. This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from a famous German encyclopedia: ‘Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.’ ca. 1900 edition, published in Leipzig and Vienna.
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. More information on Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon on Wikipedia. Link opens in a new window.
Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous enxyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).
Condition: Excellent, given age. Middle fold. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Comes with passe-partout.
Little side-note: you can buy reproductions of this lithograph on Etsy and other places. We're talking about printed posters. But this here is the real deal. A real original lithograph from 1895... Put it in a frame and you're all set.
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