Fitch, J. Nugent (1840-1927) The Floral Magazine (New Series)
John Nugent Fitch (1840-1927), nephew of botanical artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892), was a botanical illustrator and lithographer. He is best known for his contribution of 528 plates to “The Orchid Album”, a landmark work of eleven volumes published between 1872 and 1897. Fitch also contributed to Curtis’s “Botanical Magazine” from 1878, joining a select group of illustrators such as William Kilburn, James Sowerby, Sydenham Edwards, William Jackson Hooker and Walter Hood Fitch. Fitch also produced plates for “Lepidoptera Indica” by Frederic Moore.
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