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calostemma daffodil curtis botanical print antique engraving

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Calostemma Luteum - Yellow Calostemma (Native daffodil)


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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. A couple of very faint foxing spots.

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artist H Weddell after J Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1819
size 230mm by 135mm (sheet)
SKU BT5986