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Banksia marginata - Curtis botanical engraving

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Banksia Marginata Microstachya - Green-flowered, Various-Leaved 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. Four horizontal folds as issued. Faint off-setting.
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artist Curtis' Botanical Magazine
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1817
size 235mm by 200mm (platemark)
SKU BT8121