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The Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains
From original water color sketches drawn from nature by Emma Homan Thayer
New York: Cassell Publishing Co., 1889.

Original 120-year-old chromolithographs after original watercolor paintings

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 12.5 inches, images vary in size
some foxing may exist, please consult enlargements for details.

Emma Thayer studied and exhibited at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York. After moving to Colorado in 1882, she began writing and illustrating books on the native wild flowers. Her books combined travel adventure and botany as she described not only the native flowers, but also her experiences while hunting for the plants.
Please click on a thumbnail to see as much of the image as could be scanned (sheet size is too large for scanner).
Images have been digitally watermarked to deter theft. Watermark does not appear on actual print.

Columbine
Columbine

Fairy Lily
Fairy Lily

$35

Gentian
Gentian

$35

Butterfly Flower
Butterfly Flower

Cleome
Cleome

$30

Knight's Plume
Knight's Plume

$35

Primrose
Primrose

Mallow
Mallow

$35

Man-of-the-Earth
Man-of-the-Earth

Thimble Flowers
Thimble Flowers

Wild Geranium Leaves
Wild Geranium Leaves

Evening Primrose
Evening Primrose

Wind Flower
Wind Flower

$30

Yucca
Yucca

$35

Mariposa Lily
Mariposa Lily

$40

Also by Emma Homan Thayer: Wildflowers of the Pacific Coast

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