Tankerville's Limodorum. Thornton Dr.

Tankerville's Limodorum.

London: Dr. Thornton, 1812. Small folio aquatint and stipple engraving from Dr. Thornton's landmark work the "Temple of Flora". From the small folio "Lottery" edition, the orchid is shown heavy with flower, with white outer petals and maroon and pink centers. The background shows a mountainscape with European looking steepled buildings. Reinagle Senr. R.A. pinx, Roffe, sculpt. Sept. 1, 1811. Image 18.5 x 24cm, with caption below and 1.5" margins. Dunthorne p.252. Item #24313

Price: $350.00

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