Orchid, Disa Uniflora from Commodore Perry Voyage Botanical Art Print

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A Museum Quality Botanical Art Print of the Disa Uniflora Orchid. This flower is one of the best known species of the Orchidoideae family. It is native to South Africa, Cape Provence. It prefers growing around moist places such as waterfalls and streams. It blooms during the summer months. The blooms are showy, usually being red in color, but sometimes can bloom pink or yellow and on rare occasions, white. They are pollinated by the Mountain Pride Butterfly. This picture taken from the personal account of the expedition to Japan by Commodore Matthew C. Perry. This journal is filled with descriptions and illustrations of the animals, flowers and people he observed throughout the voyage to Japan. This orchid is from the first leg of the journey from Norfolk Virginia through the Cape of Good Hope to the Bonin Islands in the Summer of 1853. Commodore Perry had illustrators who would draw these flowers and other subjects the Commodore found interesting.

At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a Premium Fine Art Print made from the painting entitled Disa Uniflora Orchid from Commodore Perry Voyage.

Inventory #108 - Antique Botanical Prints


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