Leelanau Gallery

Fine antique illustrations of native Native Flowers, Birds and Fish from the Great Lakes region comprise our Leelanau Gallery.These include botanical engravings from very early editions of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine,  the beautiful and highly accurate watercolors of native fish by Denton, and first edition Audubon illustrations of our local birds.             […]

Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London

Beautiful flower and fruit illustrations accompanied reports from the members of the Horticultural Society of New York throughout the 1820’s. Techniques used included engraving, aquatint and stipple, all richly colored by hand. The majority of the plates in the early volumes are by the very famous William Hooker, and the fruit plates represent some of his […]