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[Japanese iris catalogue].

Iris Kaempferi:

Stock Code
101155
Tokyo, Yoshinoen-Garden, 1910
£800


Fine, fresh example of these striking coloured woodblocks, with immense beautiful and well-known flowers of Japan, which display a great diversity of colour, and are the most beautiful of the summer flowering plants.

Yoshinoen Garden (Seed-Growers, Nurserymen, Exporters and Importers) based in Tokyo, Japan were awarded the Gold Medal of Honour for their 'newest varieties of Iris' at the Anglo-Japanese exhibition held in London in 1910. Each plate in this catalogue depicts a different variety of iris cultivated by this nursery.

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Description

Hand-coloured woodblock print on handmade rice paper, numbered and captioned at top, outlined in ink. Framed in perspex. Overall size: 49 by 36.7cm.

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