This print is one of a series of illustrations made for J. F. Cathcart of the Bengal Civil Service in 1855. The plates were executed by W. H. Fitch and analysed by the famous botanist J. D. Hooker. The following is an excerpt from Hooker's description.
“This splendid species inhabits a greater elevation and cooler climate than any other known to me. It used to grow on the lofty trees of the Jillapahar, behind Dorjiling, before the forests were so thinned that the situation became too exposed for it. It is at the same time one of the most brilliantly coloured species known, the peduncles, pedicels, bracts, and flowers being of the same vivid red colour, and the leaves a deep glossy green above, and pale beneath. ”
10"x 15.5" [W x H]
Add 1/4th inch on all four sides and 1 inch depth for frame.
This print has been meticulously reproduced on high grade canvas. The canvas in the "Without Frame" option comes with a white border in case you wish to frame it later. If you have selected the "With Frame" option, this piece will be set behind glass and held together by a slender black aluminium frame. Mounting hardware will also be included in the latter option.
Ready to ship in paper tube within 4 working days for "Without Frame" Option
Ready to ship within 10 working days for "With Frame" Option
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