Cherokee Garden Library print collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS248
Scope and Content
This collection contains botanical prints acquired by the Cherokee Garden Library from a variety of sources. Prints include watercolors, hand-colored lithographs, hand-colored copper engravings, and hand-colored plates from books. Some of the artwork is framed and subjects include camellias, fruit trees, ornamental plants, birds, and insects. Of special interest are rare 17th century hand-colored copper engravings by German botanist and apothecary Basilius Besler (1561-1629).
- 1613-2014, undated
- Cherokee Garden Library (Atlanta, Ga.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
28.38 linear ft. (one and one half document cases and fifteen oversize boxes)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically by artist name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1983, with subsequent additions
This collection was processed in 2016, with subsequent additions.
- Cherokee Garden Library print collection
- Jennie Oldfield
- September 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note