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Curtis Botanical Flowers

Curtis Botanical Magazine

William Curtis (1746-1799) first published the “Botanical Magazine” in 1787.  The
Botanical Magazine is one of the oldest and longest published of the British horticultural magazines (1787-1983), sometimes referred to as Curtis Botanical Magazine.  After Curtis died the magazine was published by his brother, Thomas Curtis.  Later, Samuel Curtis (a son-in-law of William Curtis), managed the publication from 1801 to 1845.  The Magazine had a variety of editors after Curtis including John Simms (1800-1826), William Jackson Hooker (1827-1865) and Joseph Dalton Hooker (1865-1904).  The magazine published over 162 volumes with almost 10,000 hand colored plates of known plants.  The botanical prints in the first 70 volumes were copper plate engravings colored by hand.  Some of the later prints were color lithographs.  Our antique prints are all hand-colored copper plate engravings from early volumes.  Early prints are particularly beautiful with lovely hand colored large illustrations principally by Sydenham, Teak, Edwards, and with a few in the early years by James Sowerby and William Kilburn.
 
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Title: Gordonia Lasianthus, Plate 668 Artist/Publisher: William Curtis,...
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Title: Magnolia Flower, Plate 977 Artist/Publisher: William Curtis,...
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Title: Rhododendrum, Plate 1145 Artist/Publisher: William Curtis, Thomas...
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Title: Japan Apple Tree or Pyrus Japonica, Plate 69 Artist: Edwards...
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Title: Three Ribbed Blakea, Blakea Trinervia, Plate 451 Artist: William...
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Title: Austrian Rose or Rose Lutea, Plate 363 Artist: William Curtis...
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Title: Great Yellow-Flowered Fig Marigold, Mesembryanthemum Pomeridianum,...
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Title: Mock Orange or Philadelphus Coronaruis, Plate 391 Artist: William...
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Title: Chinese Apple Tree, Plate 267 Artist: William Curtis...
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