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Begonia dichroa Curtis botanical print

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Begonia dichroa


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Antique botanical print


Native to Brazil. 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 with two horizontal folds as issued. One very light horizontal crease. A few tiny scattered faint spots at the bottom of the sheet.

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artist John Nugent Fitch (1840–1927) after Matilda Smith (1854–1926)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1912
size 300mm by 240mm (sheet)
SKU BT9697