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Red Ginger, mint condition vintage lithograph printed circa 1940

Red Ginger, mint condition vintage lithograph printed circa 1940

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Red Ginger by unknown artist - 20" tall by 15" wide.

This original Offset Lithograph was printed in 1942.

Red ginger, scientifically known as Alpinia purpurata, is a tropical flowering plant celebrated for its striking and vibrant inflorescence. Native to Malaysia, red ginger has spread across tropical regions, becoming a popular ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes. Its distinctive features include long, lance-shaped leaves and cone-like flower heads with bright red bracts that encase the small, true flowers. The red ginger plant adds a bold splash of color to tropical landscapes, making it a favorite for both decorative and cultural purposes. In addition to its aesthetic appeal, red ginger is used in traditional medicine in some cultures, believed to have potential health benefits. Whether gracing gardens or used in various cultural practices, red ginger stands out as a captivating and culturally significant botanical presence in tropical regions.


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Just like the majority of our inventory at Pink Flamingos, this listing is vintage and has never been displayed or used. It's from limited, unopened stock sourced directly from the original manufacturer or distributer. As a result, its colors are more vibrant than those typically found in similarly aged prints, leading us to classify it as "new." Curious about new vintage? Read all about it in my blog:

Please note that this listing is for an unframed authentic, genuine old print published in the early-to-mid 20th century using quality paper and inks. It reflects the colors and styles popular in decorative accessories of that era. The patina resulting from any minor discoloration or fading is indicative of its age and contributes to its uniqueness. In order to ensure your purchase lasts a lifetime, please follow this link for care tips.

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What is "New Vintage"?

"New vintage" refers to original, vintage artwork from the early 20th century that has never been purchased, used, or displayed by a consumer. At Pink Flamingos, we offer a remarkable collection of these pristine prints, sourced directly from manufacturers. Unlike other vintage artwork that may have faded or aged over time, our "new vintage" prints retain their vibrant colors and impeccable condition. With their untouched allure, these artworks carry a unique historical value and provide collectors with an opportunity to own a piece of art history that is both rare and exceptionally well-preserved.

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