Tiger-Like Stanhopea (Tiger Orchid), 1838

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James Bateman's illustrated book on Central American orchids is considered the finest botanical book executed in lithography. It was so massive, however, that it was dubbed "The Librarian's Nightmare."

Tiger-Like Stanhopea (Tiger Orchid)
Artist Life
1792 - 1877
Accession Number
Dwight and Helen Minnich, Minneapolis; sold to MIA, 1966.
Catalogue Raisonne
Blunt 214; Nissen 89; Great Flower Books p.73; Stafleu & Cowan 342
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