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"Sweet peas (Spencer mixed)"

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"Sweet peas (Spencer mixed)"

by Stecher-Traung Lithograph Company (1933-66)

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About This Item

The original watercolor for one of Stecher-Traung's beloved seed-packets. — The 'Spencer' sweet pea is associated with Althorp in Northants: It was the fifth earl's gardener, Silas Cole, who noticed the new variety there in 1898, named it Countess Spencer, and sent 2200 seeds to America in 1903 — ancestors, I suppose, of the individuals pictured here.

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Seller
Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
Seller Inventory #
D1919
Title
"Sweet peas (Spencer mixed)"
Author
Stecher-Traung Lithograph Company (1933-66)
Format/binding
Archival mat (16 × 13 inches)
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Publisher
for Stecher-Traung Lithograph Company, ca 1940
Place of Publication
Rochester (New York)
Date published
1940
Size
133 × 135 mm (5¼ × 5¼ inches)

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