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American Botanical Poppy Pin

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Price: $55.00
Member Price: $49.50

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Description

Between 1911 and 1914, Margaret Neilson Armstrong (American, 18671944) journeyed through the western United States with a group of intrepid female friends; these travels resulted in her 1915 Field Book of Western Wild Flowers, featuring more than 500 of her botanical drawings. Our enchanting pin is based on Armstrongs original illustration of a Bush Poppy (Dendromecon rigida), now in the Museums collection. Delicately delineated in watercolor and brown ink over graphite, it is inscribed Montecito, Cal., June 6, 1912.

14 gold overlay and rose gold overlay, with glass. 1 3/4''L x 3/4''W.

  • 14 gold overlay and rose gold overlay, with glass
  • 1 3/4''L x 3/4''W

Art History

Margaret Neilson Armstrong (American, 18671944) was a prolific designer of book covers, an accomplished botanist, and a successful author. A celebrated book artist for more than 35 years, she created exceptional book bindings with rich colors, distinctive lettering, and stylized ornament that often utilized plants, vines, and flowers.

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Description

Between 1911 and 1914, Margaret Neilson Armstrong (American, 18671944) journeyed through the western United States with a group of intrepid female friends; these travels resulted in her 1915 Field Book of Western Wild Flowers, featuring more than 500 of her botanical drawings. Our enchanting pin is based on Armstrongs original illustration of a Bush Poppy (Dendromecon rigida), now in the Museums collection. Delicately delineated in watercolor and brown ink over graphite, it is inscribed Montecito, Cal., June 6, 1912.

14 gold overlay and rose gold overlay, with glass. 1 3/4''L x 3/4''W.





  • 14 gold overlay and rose gold overlay, with glass
  • 1 3/4''L x 3/4''W




Art History

Margaret Neilson Armstrong (American, 18671944) was a prolific designer of book covers, an accomplished botanist, and a successful author. A celebrated book artist for more than 35 years, she created exceptional book bindings with rich colors, distinctive lettering, and stylized ornament that often utilized plants, vines, and flowers.


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