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The Florist’s Guide and Cultivator’s Directory or drawings of the choicest Florists flowers

This hand-colored botanical engraving is from Robert Sweet’s work The Florist’s Guide and Cultivator’s Directory or drawings of the choicest Florists flowers. The work was published in London by James Ridgeway between 1827 and 1832. It featured engravings after Edwin Dalton Smith and engraved by J. Watts on fine woven, watermarked paper.

Robert Sweet received early training as a gardener, and utilized this skill to become a foremost name in the horticultural world. Florist’s Guide, originally published as a periodical, featured some of the most favored botanical illustrations including engravings of showy auriculas, striking tulips tulips, and elegant roses.

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