This is an original 1896 black and white print ad for flowers from John Lewis Childs in Floral Park, New York. The ad features an image of the Giant Golden Sacred Lily priced at 2 for 10 cents. Childs was the first man to have a plant seed catalogue in the United States.
This 115+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 7.25 inches; 12 x 18 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Blanc, A.. Artist signature in print.
Keywords specific to this image: Bloom, Blossom, Hyacinth, Gardener, Gardening Antique Advertising