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  • William Sharp
    born: Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom ; died: Milton, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • untitled, 1854
  • illustrations for "Victoria Regia" or "The Great Water Lily of America"
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 394 x 546 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/2 x 21 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0078.01

Exterior. A flower, the "Victoria Regia" or "The Great Water Lily of America," blossoms on the water and is mirrored by it. A leaf in the foreground, and lily pads in the background.