Louis Prang (18241909) established L. Prang & Co. in Boston in 1860. Prang initially produced trade cards, announcements, and various forms of advertising; he later sold maps, battle scenes, and most famously Christmas cards.
“A pioneer in the development of chromolithography, Louis Prang’s (18241909) colorful album cards were wildly popular during the Victorian age. The butterflies fluttering across our beautiful vase are from The Butterflies and Moths of America (1860 and 1862), one of Prangs series of album cards in the Museums collection. Glass. Gift boxed. 9”H x 7”W x 3”D.”
9”H x 7”W x 3”D