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A fantastic antique pair of framed prints. Four original prints stamped by the maker, Henry Bradbury (1829-60). Taken from his book 'The Ferns of Great Britain', and published in 1855. These wonderful seaweed fern prints use an innovative technique invented by Alois Auer and Andreas Worring in 1852. Bradbury improved this technique of pressing leaf specimens onto thin soft lead plates to create an fine detailed impression.

This collection comprises four of Bradbury's printed ferns. The book was written by Thomas Moore (1821-87) who was Curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden. The work was edited by the botanist John Lindley (1799-1865) and published by Bradbury & Evans, London. A stunning set of period prints, perfect to add soul and character to any modern interior.



Foxing to paper and marks. One has a slight tear. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

Please look at photos closely as they form part of the item description.


59 cm width, 47 cm height

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Antique 1855 Henry Bradbury Seaweed Ferns Great Britain Nature Print Framed Art

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