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chorozema cordata botanical print antique engraving maund

Maund - Chorozema cordata (Heart leaved Chorozema)

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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'Native of Western Australia'. 'Seeds received from the Colony of Swan River, by Robert Mangles' Augusta Innes Withers was an English natural history illustrator. She was appointed "Flower Painter in Ordinary" to Queen Adelaide and later to Queen Victoria. From Benjamin Maund's 'The Botanist'. 1836-1842. Benjamin Maund (1790-1863) was a British pharmacist, botanist, printer, bookseller, fellow of the Linnean Society (1827) and publisher of the Botanic Garden and The Botanist. Maund and the Rev. John Stevens Henslow collaborated in 1837 to produce The Botanist, a botanical journal the goal of which was to educate gardeners. Augusta Innes Withers was the most important botanical artist to contribute. The plates were engraved by S Watts, Nevitt & Smith. With original description. A few tiny marks at edges.
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artist Nevitt after Augusta Innes Withers (1793-1877)
method Engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1838
size 240mm by 185mm (sheet)
SKU BT5901