Fruits of New York

  Cherries, Apples, Grapes Peaches and Pears comprise the collection of chromolithographs published by the State of New York in a series of beautifully primed books which documented al of the frights cultivated in the state. Many of these illustrations have become quite collectible. Published in the early twentieth century, these plates are nearly 100 years […]

Welcome to Glen Arbor Botanicals!

Welcome to Glen Arbor Botanicals, northern Michigan’s foremost resource for antique botanical and natural history illustrations. Our extensive collection of prints are all hand colored original engravings and lithographs, from various publications dating from the late 1700’s. Glen Arbor Botanicals also features limited edition contemporary wood block prints from well renowned Japanese artists.We invite you […]

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 […]

Denton’s Fish Illustrations

Sherman Foote Denton was an American naturalist and artist who became famous for his beautiful, and highly accrete watercolors of fish. In 1895, the State of New York commissioned him to produce illustrations for the annual Fisheries, Game and Forest reports. This happy relationship continued for over the years during which Denton created extremely high quality […]

Fruits of New York

  Cherries, Apples, Grapes Peaches and Pears comprise the collection of chromolithographs published by the State of New York in a series of beautifully primed books which documented al of the frights cultivated in the state. Many of these illustrations have become quite collectible. Published in the early twentieth century, these plates are nearly 100 years […]

Audubon Royal Octavos

Original hand colored lithographs from the first American edition of Audubon’s monumental work The Birds of America. These rare plates come from the only American edition produced under John James Audubon’s personal supervision. Issued between the years 1840-1844 by Audubon in cooperation with the lithographer J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia, these are the most desirable and […]

Curtis Botanical Magazine

Glen Arbor Botanicals has an extensive collection of engravings from the London publication Botanical Magazine, or Flower Garden Displayed, established by William Curtis in 1787. In those days, plants were being brought to England from all around the world, and there was great public interest in botany and gardening. The plants were illustrated by engravings printed on […]

Vegetables

Published in London in 1907 by John and Horace Wright, “The Vegetable Growers Guide ” features beautiful color illustrations of vegetables grown in England at the time. Some of these were quire common and others were rare and more recently introduced. Decorative colored prints of vegetables are fairly scarce, as the horticulturists tended to focus their efforts […]

About Us

Ann Derrick and Brendan Burrows created and opened Glen Arbor Botanicals in 2001. The gallery is a culmination of Ann’s personal passion for antique art, and her life long collection of natural history illustrations. Ann combines her background in art history and her professional experience in the art business in the Detroit area to bring an exclusive selection of […]

About Us

Ann Derrick and Brendan Burrows created and opened Glen Arbor Botanicals in 2001. The gallery is a culmination of Ann’s personal passion for antique art, and her life long collection of natural history illustrations. Ann combines her background in art history and her professional experience in the art business in the Detroit area to bring an exclusive selection of […]

Contact Us

Call us at 231-344-3404 Glen Arbor Botanicals is located at 6590 Western Avenue in Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636 We are open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, and weekends well into the fall.If you are in the area after Labor Day call ahead, or just ask for Ann at the Good Harbor Grill next door. Our […]