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Leaves and Flowers from Nature No. 8
  • Owen Jones, author
    1809–1874
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
    Christopher Dresser, artist
    1834–1904
    born: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Mulhouse, France
    Day & Son, printer and publisher
    founded 1823
  • Leaves and Flowers from Nature No. 8, 1856
  • The Grammar of Ornament
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • letterpress, chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34.5 x 24 x 4.75 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 9/16 x 9 7/16 x 1 7/8 in
  • Intended Gift of The Weare-West Family Trust
  • On view: Simons Gallery, 316, E2
  • EL2017.162
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
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A book with a red canvas cover containing text by Jones and one hundred folio plates engraved Francis Bedford printed in color and depicting various patterns based on designs from around the world.