Plate V of "Canadian Wild Flowers" showing Lilium Philadelphicum, Campanula Rotundifolia and Cypripedium Spectabile

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    Box number: A077-01
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    • Plate V of
      Plate V of "Canadian Wild Flowers" showing Lilium Philadelphicum, Campanula Rotundifolia and Cypripedium Spectabile
  • Date(s):
    St.Nicholas Street, Montréal (Québec):
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    John Lovell,
    Place of printing:
    Chrome-Liths. Montreal, St. Nicholas Street, Montréal (Québec):
    1 print / estampe : hand coloured lithograph with stencil on laid paper
    Support : 28.300 X 37.700 cm
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    Scope and content:
    Each plate is part of a set with a 37.7 X 29.4 cm. paper wrapper or 39.7 X 30.5 cm. portfolio likely issued with the sets when they were sold. The paper wrapper is made of cream coloured paper, the inscription "CANADIAN/ WILD/ FLOWERS", circled with two flowering plants is a wood cut and engraving, in brown ink. The portfolio is made of two pieces of cardboard covered in dark blue papers imitating crushed Morocco leather. This cover bears the same inscription as the cream folder, "CANADIAN/ WILD/ FLOWERS" tooled in a blind tool circle of two flowering plants with a blind tooled border and black ties; interior covers are salmon coloured.
    Soiled, stained, discoloured, edges worn & creased.
    The book from which these lithographs come has 86 pages and 10 plates.
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    General Note:
    set: CANADIAN WILDFLOWERS, (Montréal: John Lovell, 1869), plate V
    Availability of other formats note:
    Colour transparency available.
    Exhibitions note:
    Exhibition title: Field Studies. Curators: Barnes, Brian, Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Unionville, ON; 2005.03.03-2005.05.01.
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Dated.
    Inscription: on the stone, recto, u.l.: PLATE V; u.r.: 13700; b.: 1 LILIUM PHILADELPHICUM/ (Wild orange Red lily)/ 2 CAMPANULA ROTUNDIFOLIA/ (Harebell)/ 3 CYPRIPEDIUM SPECTABILE/ (Showy Ladys Slipper)
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    Other accession no.:
    1974-020 PIC
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1974-20-8 Transferred from Manuscript Division, Traill Family Papers (MG29 G62). Acquired from the Estate of Miss Anne Atwood by Manuscript Division.
    Copyright: Expired

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