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Butterflies and Botanical, Greeting Card, Natural History Illustration

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DESCRIPTION:

Butterflies and Botanical, Note Card. This fine-art reproduction is printed on heavy 216 gsm acid-free art paper. It includes a A2-size (4.25 X 5.5") card, cream envelope  and clear sleeve. Handcrafted in USA when you order.

OPTIONS:

• SINGLE CARD: A2-size (4.25 X 5.5") + envelope

• SET OF 4 CARDS: A2-size (4.25 X 5.5") + envelopes

 

BEHIND THE SCENES:

This whimsical illustration of butterflies and flowers was first published in 1842 in "Le Jardin des Plantes" (The Garden Plants), a two volume set by Pierre Bernard, which depicts plants of the garden as well as birds, crustaceans, and insects in their natural settings. The set was originally created as a picturesque encyclopedia of the Botanical Garden of Paris, which is part of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris.


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