1906 Lithograph Clitandra Membranacea Liberia Africa Plant Matilda Smith XGQB5

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This is an original 1906 monochrome in-text lithograph of the Clitandra Membranacea, native to Liberia, Africa.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Small wrinkle - center. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Lithograph; Monochrome
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.5 inches; 15 x 22 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)

Period Paper is thrilled to offer items from a collection depicting the exciting adventures of British explorer and botanist, Sir Henry ÒHarryÓ Hamilton through West Africa, particularly Liberia. The collection includes a variety of beautiful African botanical artwork by illustrators and painters Maltida Smith and Harry Johnston. There are additional prints, which explore the cultural scenes in Africa, the natural history of the land, tribal culture and native wildlife. There are also images of indigenous portraits, antique maps, insignias, and more. Discover the primitive and untamed regions of Africa during the early 1900s through this captivating artistic travelogue.

This piece was illustrated by Smith, Matilda.

Keywords specific to this image: Botany, Horticulture, Natural History, Taxonomy, Diagram

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