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blandfordia nobilis christmas bells botanical print antique engraving

Blandfordia Nobilis - Showy Blandfordia

$120.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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'Native of New Holland, in the neighbourhood of Port Jackson' 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. A couple of very faint foxing spots.
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artist Weddell
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1818
size 240mm by 150mm (sheet)
SKU BT3548