Jun 24, 2008

Pomona Britannica: No. 17 - Plums

Pomona Britannica: No. 17 - Plums


George Brookshaw

(British, 1751-1823)


Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland in honor of Arnold M. Davis 1955.310



Pomona Britannica illustrates fruits cultivated at Hampton Court Palace’s gardens, the most celebrated around London. It was devoted to the most handsome varieties of fruit cultivated in England. Most of the 90 plates in this large and sumptuous book, like these, have dark aquatint backgrounds.

See also
PR - Aquatint
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