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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 353

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPH PLATES OF FLORAL SPECIMENS

    LOUDEN, 19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPH PLATES OF FLORAL SPECIMENS
    LOUDEN, 19TH CENTURY
    Later mounted in giltwood frames
    9 1/8 x 6¾in. (23 x 17.2cm.) overall (11)


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    John Claudius Loundon (1783-1843) was a Scottish botanist, gardener and urban planner. He started his career as the landscaper of Tew Park in 1808 and latter became an advocate for green municipal spaces in city planning. He published various encyclopdeiae including those of plants (1828), the arboretum (1838), trees and shrubs (1842).

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