Description Illustration frontispiece from title page of 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'.) Two lovely women of the harem enjoy the flowers they have gathered in the courtyard garden. 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.