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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).

Dates: 1613-2014, undated

Eugene Boeke Dahlia Archive, American Dahlia Society print collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS219
Scope and Content

This collection contains nineteenth and twentieth-century dahlia prints.

Dates: 1804-2000, undated

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated

Sarah G. Towery botanical watercolors

Collection number: ahc.VIS362
Scope and Content This collection contains 35 of 36 original botanical watercolors painted by Sarah G. Towery for Ryan Gainey's (1944-2016) book The Gathered Garden (2012). The thirty-sixth watercolor, "Ryan's Rainbow," is not included in the collection. Gainey, a world-renowned garden designer and horticulturist, commissioned Towery to complete 36 botanical watercolors. Towery reproduced, in watercolor, plants Gainey selected which he considered to be important in...
Dates: 2012

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