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Creator:
Dresser, Christopher, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

The art of decorative design : with an appendix, giving the hours of the day at which flowers open (the floral clock) : the characteristic flowers of the months (both indigenous and cultivated), of all countries, and of the diversified soils / by C. Dresser, Professor of ornamental art and botany in the Crystal Palace Sydenham ; of botany applied to the fine arts in the department of science and art, South Kensington Museum ; and of scientific botany in the Polytechnic Institution, and the London and St. Mary's Medical Colleges.

Published/Created:
London : Day and Son, lithographers to the Queen, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1862.
London : Printed by Savill and Edwards, printers, Chandos Street, Covent Garden, [1862]
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 241, [3] pages, xxviii leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK1510 .D75 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK1510 .D75 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates lithographed by William Robert Tymms; after Christopher Dresser. Other illustrations by James Charles Armytage; after Miss Sawkins, Mary Ellen Edwards, Mary E. Julyan, Miss Stock, Sarah McGregor, and Elizabeth L. Collins.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped red cloth. Binder's ticket: Bone and Son, 76 Fleet Street, London.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped red cloth. Inscribed: With the authors comps. Sept. 1862. Embossed stamp: Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms.
Decoration and ornament -- Victorian style.
Decoration and ornament.
Royal Institution of Great Britain -- Stamp.
Form/Genre:
Chromolithographs -- 1862.
Wood engravings -- 1862.
Lithographs -- 1862.
Contributors:
Tymms, W. R. (William Robert), lithographer.
Armytage, James Charles, -1897, engraver.
Sawkins, Miss, illustrator.
Edwards, Mary Ellen, 1838-1934, illustrator.
Julyan, Mary E., active 1862-1866, illustrator.
Stock, Miss, illustrator.
McGregor, Sarah, active 1862-1885, illustrator.
Collins, Elizabeth L., active 1862-1869, illustrator.
Day & Son, publisher.
Savill and Edwards, printer.
Bone & Son bookbinder.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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