Since 1763 the name 'Russborough' has been synonymous with collecting and dealing in fine art. In the closing decades of the last century the historic town of Port Hope has become home to Lord Russborough's Annex, which specialises in an individual mix of antique maps, paintings and prints.

While Lord Russborough's Annex features a great many works of museum calibre, we also offer a wonderful selection of prints priced at under $100.

The Botanical Magazine

Scarce original hand-coloured copper engravings published in The Botanical Magazine, London 1787- , being William Curtis' monumental publication following  the success of the Flora Londonensis  - the first national flora of Britain. The Botanical Magazine  is the world's longest running magazine,  begun by Curtis in 1787 it is still running today.   Curtis' drawings and information was largely obtained from his own observations of the some 27,000 specimens he grew on the Lambeth marshes.

An extract of our prints currently available:

Curtis W.  Yellow Lupine
Curtis W.   Superb Pink
Curtis W.  Woolly Manuela

OTHERS AVAILABLE

 

Yellow Lupin

Lupinus Luteus [Yellow Lupine]

Drawn & Engraved by Sydenham Edwards for William Curtis,

This fine original hand coloured copper engraving appeared in 1790 Volume 1  and is Number 140

Ref. LRA1319a/dg/d.dood >DAL 
PRICE CODE A

 

supurb pink

Dianthus Superbus [Superb Pink]

Drawn & Engraved for William Curtis,

This fine original hand coloured copper engraving appeared in 1795 Volume 1X  and is Number 297

Ref. LRA1319e/da.ln/d.dood >DAL 
PRICE CODE A


 


wooly manulea

Manulea Tomentosa [Woolly Manulea]

Drawn & Engraved for William Curtis,

This fine original hand coloured copper engraving appeared in 1796 Volume 1X  and is Number 322

Ref. LRA912c/da/d.dood >DAL 
PRICE CODE A

 

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