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Magnolias in the American South are scented and therefore meanings include splendid beauty and magnificence. In China, magnolia flowers are symbols of purity and nobility. In Japan, the magnolia is used as a medicinal and ornamental plant. Magnolias are associated with the life force and therefore can be sent on the occasion of birth.
Magnolia File name: 07_11_000441a Title: Magnolia Creator/Contributor: Fisher, Ellen T. (artist); L. Prang & Co. (publisher) Date issued: Copyright date: 1886 Physical description note: Genre: Chromolithographs; Still life prints Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department
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