antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Anonymous) Orchid. Watercolor. Circa 1940. $250.00

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"Plate 897. Laelia Accuminata. Orchidaceae."

Incredibly finely finished and minutely detailed watercolor on paper.  Accompanied by scientific text meticulously recorded by hand.  This plant is native to Guatemala.

10 x 7 1/4 inches, sheet.
Ink and watercolor on paper.
Excellent condition with right edge perforated by stapled binding.