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Banksia aemula rival Curtis botanical engraving

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Banksia Aemula - Rival Banksia


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


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. CONDITION : Fold out plate as issued. Three horizontal folds as issued. Faint off-setting.

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artist H Weddell after Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1816
size 230mm by 195mm (plate mark) 290mm by 225mm (sheet)
SKU AU9763