antique prints, maps and watercolors

New Directions for a New Season!

We are well known for our large selection of antique botanical prints of flowers, fruit and trees but we are also continually adding to our inventory of antique garden plans such as this one from Krafft's 1809 series. 

We are pleased to be adding to our offerings of vintage photographs of Native Americans. The mid 19th century albumen photographs by Antonio Zeno Shindler of Dakota Indians are terrific additions to our inventory of McKenney and Hall lithographs and Edward Curtis photogravures.

One of the things that we enjoy most about our work is the research and sleuthing that a purchase often requires. The large, striking and beautiful watercolor attributed to Mary Elizabeth Price is such a work. The description details the preponderance of evidence that supports the attribution.

The covers of nineteenth and early twentieth century books can be spectacularly decorative. We will be adding more of these to our inventory when we find them.

We specialize in antique views of the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the far East and Africa but we have never before offered this large view of Nantucket. 

Hollie Powers Holt and Denise DeLaurentis

 
We love garden plans and views of great estates

 
Early photographs of Native Americans

 
A watercolor by one of The Philadelphia Ten women painters

 
Some bindings are works of art

 
Nantucket Massachusetts in 1884

 
Maps can be beautiful and often contain fascinating information

 
We have been adding to our collection of watercolors

Recent Acquisitions

Fine Antique Prints offers for sale fine, decorative, affordable, original antique prints and maps. Our collection includes botanicals of the 17th through early 20th centuries including Besler, Sweert, De Passe, Ferrari, Weinmann, Brookshaw, Redoute, Thornton and Curtis, bird prints including Audubon, Catesby, Gould, Nozeman, Edwards, and Martinet, and other natural history such as shells, butterflies, fish, etc. Architectural prints, garden plans, and college views are popular specialities. Our maps depict places around the world and as well as those closer to our galleries in the Philadelphia area. Our landscape and city views include vacation destinations such as Nantucket, Cape Cod, Maine, the Adirondacks, the Catskills, the American West and scenes from around the world. Most are inexpensive reminders of favorite places and make excellent gifts. We have a large selection of antique prints of Native Americans including Bodmer, Catlin, McKenney and Hall and Curtis. Please visit our site often as we are expanding our offerings and remember, fine things never go out of style.

Contact us or call 610-687-2552 with specific inquires or to talk about what we might have of interest.
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