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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
  • 1978.0078.04

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.