Antique chromo lithograph of wild orchids, 1914

Item number: 7.13

This beautiful plate originates from the German book "Kräuterbuch. Unsere Heilpflanzen in Wort und Bild" from 1914 that used to be part of the library collection of an old convent in the Netherlands. The book, printed in old German, contains practical information about medicinal botanical herbs and plants.


This exquisite 108-year-old plate is in excellent condition and has 3 illustrations of the Orchis Rivini Gouan, Green-winged orchid (Orchis morio), and Early-purple orchid (Orchis maculata).


The print comes with a pre-cut high quality matboard with a light sage-green coloured top layer. The matboard is acid-free, protecting the print. 


The image you see is a photograph of the actual item. 


Rear of the print: blank, no images or text
Matboard size (= frame size): 21 x 30 cm | 8.27 x 11.81 inch
Print size: 11 x 17 cm | 4.33 x 6.69 inch