[[File:2214.jpg|right|thumb|Fig. 6, F. & S. Palmer, “The American Flora. Vol. II“ (frontispiece), 1848, [print from 1855 edition].]]
The Palmers lithographed many of the illustrations for Asa B. Strong’s ''American Flora, or History of Plants and Wildflowers'' (1848), a popular four-volume encyclopedia that advertised itself on the title page as “a book of reference for botanists, physicians, florists, gardeners, students, etc.”<ref>A. B. Strong, ''The American Flora, or History of Plants and Wild Flowers'' (New York: Green & Strong, 1848), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/4H6QA64Q view on Zotero]. Other lithographs were completed by several different lithographers, including W. M. Moody, E. Whitefield, and F. Michelin. See Rubinstein 2018, 272, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/KJ9CVGZ9 view on Zotero].</ref> Frances Palmer’s lithographs include the frontispiece for the second volume [Fig. 6], sixteen lithographs of Strong’s original botanical drawings that appear in the second and third volumes, including the ''Caper Bush'' [Fig. 7], and a portrait of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) that appears in the third volume.<ref>For a full list of the lithographs in Strong’s encyclopedia that were executed by the Palmers, see Rubinstein 2018, 272–74, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/KJ9CVGZ9 view on Zotero].</ref>
[[File:2215.jpg|right|thumb|Fig. 7, F. & S. Palmer, Caper Bush (Plate 42), “The American Flora. Vol. II“, 1848 [print from 1855 edition]]. RB 315449 v. 2, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.]]
[[File:2216.jpg|left|thumb|Fig. 8, F. (Fanny) Palmer (artist) and Nathaniel Currier (lithographer and publisher), ''View of New York from Weehawken—North River'', 1849.]]
*<div id="Leicester"></div>Review of Frances Palmer’s and Edmund Palmer’s lithographs, July 1, 1842, published in the ''Leicester Journal'' (quoted in Rubinstein 2018: 16)<ref name="Rubinstein_2018"></ref>
:“SKETCHES IN LEICESTERSHIRE—We take the earliest opportunity of recommending this very promising work, the first number of which has just appeared to the notice of our readers. The [[view]]s. . . ''The Hanging Rock; St. Mary’s Church, Leicester, from the S.W.''; and that most [[picturesque]] and interesting of all the heights included in this extensive range of the Charnwood, Beacon Hill. Each is managed with great artistic effect; and the manner in which the lithographer has fulfilled his [''sic''] task is deserving of every commendation. . . . The [[view]] of Beacon Hill is in Mrs. Palmer’s most tasteful and successful style, and is distinguished by a boldness and freedom not often exhibited by a female pencil. . . . The tint delicately thrown upon the sky moreover, (apparently a soft and tranquil autumnal heaven,) is the very finish required as a contrast to the stern features of the rugged landscape which frowns beneath it. . . . We cordially recommend Mrs. Palmer’s work to the notice, not only of all attached to our local scenery, but of all interested (as who in these days is not!) in the general progress and advancement of the graphic art.” [[#Leicester_cite|back up to History]]
*<div id="Ranlett"></div>Ranlett, William H., describing Frances Palmer’s work (Ranlett 1847 1:1)<ref>William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect: A Series of Original Designs, for Domestic and Ornametnal Cottages and Villas, Connected with Landscape Gardening, Adapted to the United States…'' (New York: Dewitt & Davenport, 1847), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/K98PVCSJ view on Zotero].</ref>
:“The volume contains 60 plates—19 of them tinted in a style of lithography which will commend itself to every judge of art. The most difficult of them being executed on the stones by Mrs. F. PALMER, who stands at the head of the art. . . . The plates are from the well-known lithographic press-room of Messrs. PALMER.” [[#Ranlett_cite|back up to History]]
*<div id="Penny"></div>Penny, Virginia, describing Frances Palmer’s career and working process (Penny 1863: 69)<ref>Virginia Penny, ''The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman’s Work'' (Boston: Walker, Wise, & Company, 1863), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/ZWTA35IG view on Zotero].</ref>
:“Mrs. P., Brooklyn, an English lady, learned to draw when eight years old, and studied lithography with a distinguished artist of London, who executed entirely with his left hand, having lost three fingers on his right when he was a child. She has spent twenty-two years in lithographing—seventeen of them in this county. She is probably the only lady professionally engaged in this business in the United States. She has earned almost constantly, I was told, from $12 to $30 a week. . . . Mrs. P. excels in architectural drawing. She thinks one must have the talent of an artist, and great practice with the pencil, to succeed. She has given instruction to several youths, but never to one of her own sex. One must be articled, and pass through a regular course of advancement, to follow it advantageously. To an apprentice, after two or three years’ practice, a small premium is paid. She had one youth to learn of her, who, after four years’ time, received $7 a week from her for his work. She thinks there will be employment to a few well qualified. She has always kept busy.” [[#Penny_cite|back up to History]]
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Image:2208.jpg|E. Jones, F. [Fanny] Palmer, and E. Palmer (lithographers), [[Alexander Jackson Davis]] (architect), ''Suburban Gothic Villa, Murray Hill, N.Y. City. Residence of W. C. Waddell, Esq. 5th Avenue, Between 37 & 38th Street. Below, Plans of First and Second Floors'', n.d.
Image:2212.jpg|Frances Flora Bond Palmer, ''Old Entrance to Greenwood [[Cemetery/Burying ground/Burial ground|Cemetery]]'', in: ''The New York Drawing Book, Containing a Series of Original Designs and Sketches of American Scenery'', No. 1, 1847. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Image:2213.jpg|Frances Flora Bond Palmer, ''Sylvan [[Lake]], Greenwood [[Cemetery/Burying ground/Burial ground|Cemetery]]'', in: ''The New York Drawing Book, Containing a Series of Original Designs and Sketches of American Scenery'', No. 2, 1847, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1954.
Image:2214.jpg|F. & S. Palmer, “The American Flora. Vol. II“ (frontispiece), 1848, [print from 1855 edition], Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Image:2215.jpg|F. & S. Palmer, Caper Bush (Plate 42), “The American Flora. Vol. II“, 1848 [print from 1855 edition]. RB 315449 v. 2, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Image:0774.jpg|Frances, Palmer, Ground [[Plot/Plat|plots ]] for proposed houses near Clifton, Staten Island, in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1849), vol . 1, pl. 18. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Image:0921.jpg|Frances Palmer, “English “[[English_style|English]] Cottage Style,” in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1849), vol. 1, pl. 27, design VIII. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Image:2216.jpg|F. (Fanny) Palmer (artist) and Nathaniel Currier (lithographer and publisher), ''[[View ]] of New York from Weehawken—North River'', 1849, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs: Print Collection, the New York Public Library, https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-de04-d471-e040-e00a180654d7.
Image:0790.jpg|Frances Palmer, "Design for a Vinery & Green House," in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1851), vol. 2, pl. 43. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Image:2217.jpg|Mrs. Frances Flora (Bond) Palmer, 185-?. Harriet Endicott Waite research material concerning Currier & Ives, 1923-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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