1896 Print Hyacinth Flower Garden Bulb Apollo Myth God ORIGINAL HISTORIC MAY1


This is an original 1896 halftone print of Hyacinthus Candicans. The flower was named after the Greek god, Hyacinth, who tried catching a discus thrown by Apollo. It hit him instead, and Hyacinth died. Overcome with grief, Apollo made a flower out of his spilled blood-- the hyacinth.


This 115+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 8 inches; 10 x 20 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Mythology, Flowers, Gardening, Gardener, Bulbs