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Vintage Pink Palm Tree I – High-Quality Giclee Print

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The reproduction of colored illustration published in the book “The Natural History of Barbados” in 1750 shows a blue banana tree with red leaves and with one branch carrying orange flowers and banana bunches. The author of the book, Reverend Griffith Hughes, financed its publication by aristocratic subscribers who in turn received dedication on hand-colored plates. This illustration holds a dedication to the president of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris, Duke of Chaulnes and on the other left side, instead of his house crest, there is a bright tropical yellow flower. This wall art will evoke the history of 18th century travels around the globe and warm sand and sunshine in a unique and different way.

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The reproduction of colored illustration published in the book “The Natural History of Barbados” in 1750 shows a blue banana tree with red leaves and with one branch carrying orange flowers and banana bunches. The author of the book, Reverend Griffith Hughes, financed its publication by aristocratic subscribers who in turn received dedication on hand-colored plates. This illustration holds a dedication to the president of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris, Duke of Chaulnes and on the other left side, instead of his house crest, there is a bright tropical yellow flower. This wall art will evoke the history of 18th century travels around the globe and warm sand and sunshine in a unique and different way.