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Aerides Wightianum (Orchid)

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Aerides Wightianum (Orchid)


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Antique botanical print.


Walter Hood Fitch was a Scottish botanical artist. For a short article on him click HERE. Native of 'Ceylon' (Sri Lanka). 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. CONDITION : Three small stitching holes on far right.


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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1859
size 250mm by 155mm (sheet)
SKU BT9787