Item #16128 Cardinal Flower (Background- Outlet of Fishkill Creek). Edwin Whitefield.

Cardinal Flower (Background- Outlet of Fishkill Creek).

New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1845. View of the river just south of Beacon, NY, with New Windsor visible on the opposite shore, with the "Schonemock" (Shawanagunks) in the distance. Lithograph with the flowers hand colored; the view in black & white. From "American Wild Flowers in their Native Haunts" by Emma C. Embury, Drawn and colored from nature by Edwin Whitefield. Whitefield's lithographs were printed by Lewis & Brown, one of the very early firms to produce chromolithographic illustrations for books. Image approximately 6 x 7" on paper 9 1/2 x 7" Very good condition. Item #16128

Price: $250.00

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