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Acacia Rotundifolia, Curtis Magazine botanical engraving

Acacia Rotundifolia - Round-leaved Acacia

$95.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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Australian native botanical engraving from Curtis's Botanical Magazine. William Curtis (1746-1799) was a trained pharmacist, in London, who maintained a large garden and devoted himself to the study of its flora. He began publishing the Curtis Botanical Magazine in 1787. Accompanied by original text describing features of the plant, when it was introduced and by whom, and whose collection it comes from. Tiny mark lower right edge of the sheet.
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artist Swan after Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1843
size 235mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU BT8069