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Antique chromolithograph print with several images of marine algae, commonly known as seaweeds. Each one is identified with the scientific name, see image 5. Published in a book on botanics in 1891 by Montaner & Simon in Barcelona, Spain.

Algae featured in this lithograph:

Tetraspora gelatinosa
Callithamnium corymbosum
Plocamium vulgare
Polysiphonia fibrata
Rivularia nitida
Delesseria hypoglossum
Chondrus crispus
Laminaria saccharina
Laminaria digitata
Chorda filum

Some names might have changed.

Size: 9.3" by 6"

In good condition. There is light foxing. Please look at the images carefully.

Minor imperfections are to be expected from vintage prints due to their age. Important blemishes are described and shown in the pictures (please look at them carefully). Colours might vary depending on your monitor.

This is the actual page from the 1891 book, not a reproduction

Sent to you in a flat envelope.

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About the publishing house:

"Montaner i Simon. A publishing house with a history

Editorial Montaner i Simon was one of the most important publishing houses in Catalonia and Spain during the second half of the nineteenth century and the first third of the twentieth. For 120 years it produced an extensive catalogue of high-quality publications with a wide distribution network. " (Information taken from the website of Fundació Antoni Tàpies)

RESERVED 1891 Sea Weeds Chromolithograph Marine Algae Natural History Wall Decor


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Material: antique print
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