Description Illustration from the book 'The Language of Flowers and Floral Poesy: A Book for All Seasons', published 1881 by John Wurtele Lovell, NY. Also known as 'Poetry of Flowers'. (See cover of book here in the gallery 'Books'.) A young woman plucks a blossom from a flowering vine growing on an archway. Charming Victorian architectural detail can be discerned in the background. Presumably an engraving made from a drawing. Artist unattributed in book. Public domain.
Arcanium Antiques, In the past Member Since June 2008 Artist Statement Arcanium Antiques offers vintage and retro images by a variety of artists. These portals to the past -- strange, funny, and beautiful -- have been lovingly culled from our extensive collections of paper ephemera and intriguing objects. In many cases, the originals are also for sale; please contact us if you are interested.