Antique Prints-MOSS-SPORE-FLOWERS-Meyers-1900

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Plate: Moose II (Laubmoose). (Moss II). On the rear of this sheet Moss III. This plate shows different kinds of Moss, Mosses are small, soft plants that are typically 1-10 cm (0.4-4 in) tall, though some species are much larger. They commonly grow close together in clumps or mats in damp or shady locations. They do not have flowers or seeds, and their simple leaves cover the thin wiry stems. At certain times mosses produce spore capsules which may appear as beak-like capsules borne aloft on thin stalks Flowers and Spore.
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original colour chromolithographs.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 16 x 24.5 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 21.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.3 x 9.6 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 8.5 inch.
Part Number: 13251
Location: C26-05
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from a famous German encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.' ca. 1900 edition, published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia.

Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous enxyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).