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

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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.

CONDITION

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

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