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untitled (young plants, frontispiece)
  • William Sharp, artist
    1803–1875
    born: Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom ; died: Milton, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
    John Fisk Allen, author
    1785–1865
    active: United States
  • untitled (young plants, frontispiece), 1854
  • Victoria Regia or The Great Water Lily of America with a Brief Account of its Discovery and Introduction into Cultivation
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, E2
  • 1999.0213.04
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Color print depicting five connected leaves of a water lily, and four smaller, connected leaves in the bottom left corner of the print. The large leaves are round and the leaf in the top right corner of the print is brown around the edges. There is text above each of the two groups of leaves.