For many reasons—their vivid colors, their varied shapes, their sweet fragility, and their sheer beauty—flowers have captivated artists for millennia. The images adapted for these correspondence cards are details of hand-colored engravings featured in the Transactions
, a nineteenth century English horticultural journal from the Museum’s collection.
6 each of 4 images, 24 die-cut cards and 24 colored envelopes per box. 5'' x 5 1/2''.