Dow’s Cattleya | Cattleya Dowiana | Botanical Illustration | Framed Canvas
This great vintage botanical canvas print of the orchid Dow’s Cattleya (Cattleya dowiana) has been meticulously restored and given new life.
The canvas is a finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate which consistently reproduces image details with outstanding clarity and detail and is amazing wall art for anyone interested in vintage botanical illustration, botany, and nature.
Cattleya dowiana is native to the Caribbean coast of Panama and Costa Rica in Central America. It is found at elevations from 250 meters to 2500 meters.
This species is commonly known as Dow’s Cattleya and was named after Captain Dow, an American ship captain from the 1800s.
The original illustration was first published in 1893 in the "Orchid album: Comprising coloured figures and descriptions of new, rare and beautiful orchidaceous plants" conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams.
The botanical descriptions were written by Thomas Moore and the colored illustrations were done by John Nugent Fitch.
Canvas - Features:
- 100% cotton rag with 400gsm standard - Printed on a natural white, matte and ultra smooth
- Acid-free archival inks are used to print on cotton rag
- Wooden frame
- High image quality and detail
- Finger joints -
- Tensioning wedges -
- Lifelong color guarantee -
- Pre-installed hanging hardware -
- For indoor use
Cardboard box with foam supports to keep the product from moving. Photos are for illustrative purposes only. Actual packaging may vary.