Red Astrachan Apple 4x6 Decorative Card
These 4" by 6" pieces of art make elegant, inexpensive gifts for gardeners and naturalists. Create beautiful collages and displays. Hundreds of watercolors to collect and choose from including apples, berries, figs, grapes, pears, plums, wildflowers, and more.
Red Astrachan Apple: This Red Astrachan Apple originated from Watha, Pender County, North Carolina, United States. It was painted in 1905 by Amanda Almira Newton (1860-1943).
The Painting: Between 1886 and 1942, growers around the United States sent thousands of fruit and nut samples to the United States Department of Agriculture to be identified and painted. Lithographs of these watercolor paintings were created to illustrate USDA bulletins, yearbooks, and other publications distributed to growers and gardeners across America.
The Card: These are high-quality matte 4” by 6” one-sided cards that can be used as a post card or framed as part of a wall arrangement. The cards have the following characteristics: 4/4 full bleed; 300 GSM; paper thickness is 0.13″; and laminated feel. These are not greeting cards and do not come with an envelope.
Attribution: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.
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