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Banksia Ericaefolia - Heath-Leaved 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 : A couple of faint indented lines, some faint toning towards the top of the sheet.

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artist Francis Sansom (fl1780s-1815) after Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1804
size 230mm by 135mm (sheet)
SKU BT9953