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Banksia Aemula - Rival Banksia - Curtis botanical engraving

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Banksia Aemula - Rival Banksia

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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. Folds as issued. Slight weakness in paper and a couple of light marks. Faint off-setting.
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artist H Weddell after J Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1816
size 235mm by 200mm (platemark)
SKU BT8124