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Camellia | Camellia Triptych | Map of London | Map of Rome | Seeking | Tulips | September | Summer Solstice
Samuel Curtis's A Monograph on the Genus Camellia (London: J. & A. Arch, 1819) is generally recognized as the greatest of the English illustrated camellia books. The work is now treasured by collectors chiefly for its stunning illustrations by Clara Maria Pope. Born Clara Maria Leigh, she was the daughter of an amateur artist and was first married to Francis Wheatley, a portrait, landscape, and genre painter. She first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1796, beginning with miniatures and renderings of nursery-tale characters. Some years later, after the death of her first husband, she married actor and artist Alexander Pope. In her later career, she was primarily known for her flower images, shown at the Academy regularly from 1816 until her death in 1838. These posters of Pope's camellia illustrations are produced in partnership with the Irvin Department of Rare Books & Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries, where a rare copy of Curtis's A Monograph on the Genus Camellia is archived in the collection.

Camellia

Clara Maria Pope

"Single White Camellia, Single Red Camellia Sasanqua" from A Monograph on the Genus Camellia (1819)

POSTER
(2012)
18 x 24
ISBN 978-1-61117-163-1
$24.95s

Camellia triptych

Clara Maria Pope

Featuring "Single White Camellia, Single Red Camellia Sasanqua," "Pompone or Kew Blush Camellia, Double Red Camellia," and "Anemone Flower'd or Waratah Camellia, Rose Color'd or Middlemists Camellia" from A Monograph on the Genus Camellia (1819)

POSTER
(2012)
38 x 26
ISBN 978-1-61117-164-8
$49.95s

 


Civitates Orbis Terrarum is one of the great world atlases and one of the first books to present the chief cities of the world graphically. The first volume, from which these images are taken, was published in Cologne in 1572 and the sixth and final volume was published in 1617. The great cities atlas contains 546 map views of locations from across the globe. The work was largely engraved by Franz Hogenberg and featured contributions from more than one hundred artists and cartographers, the most significant of whom was Antwerp artist Georg (Joris) Hoefnagel. Georg Braun then added figures in local dress and vignettes illustrating the trade, occupations, and habits of sixteenth-century city life.


These maps of Rome and London are produced in partnership with the Irvin Department of Rare Books & Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries, where a rare copy of Braun's Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Liber 1 is archived in the John Osman Collection of Braun and Hogenberg

Map of London

Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg

"Londinvm Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis" from Civitates Orbis
Terrarum, Liber 1 (1572)

POSTER
(2012)
24 x 18
ISBN 978-1-61117-165-5
$24.95s

Map of Rome

Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg

"Roma" from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Liber 1 (1572)

POSTER
(2012)
24 x 18
ISBN 978-1-61117-166-2
$24.95s

 


Seeking

Jonathan Green

POSTER
(2012)
18 x 24
ISBN 978-1-61117-159-4
$24.95s

 


Tulips

Jonathan Green

POSTER
(2012)
18 x 24
ISBN 978-1-61117-160-0
$24.95s

 


September

Mary Whyte

POSTER
(2012)
18 x 24
ISBN 978-1-61117-162-4
$24.95s

 


Summer Solstice

Down Bohicket Road cover

Mary Whyte

POSTER
(2012)
18 x 24
ISBN 978-1-61117-161-7
$24.95s

 

 

 

 

 
 

 


 

 

 
 
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