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arthropodium curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

Arthropodium cirratum - Broad-Leaved Arthropodium (NZ)

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Antique botanical print of a New Zealand native plant
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'Native of New Zealand, where it was discovered by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander' New Zealand 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. Folds as issued.
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artist H Weddell (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1822
size 210mm by 240mm (platemark)
SKU BT3564