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untitled (complete bloom)
  • William Sharp, artist
    born: Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom ; died: Milton, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
    John Fisk Allen, author
    active: United States
  • untitled (complete bloom), 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
  • 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
  • 1978.0078.04
Label Text

Large flower in the center of the image. The flower is white with red petals around the center. There are pods on the left side of the flower. There are circular objects with blue interiors behind and to the right of the flower.