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chrysanthemum sinense botanical antique print engraving sweet

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Sweet - Chrysanthemum Sinense


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English 19th century botanical engraving


From Robert Sweet's 'The British Flower Garden'. Robert Sweet (1783-1835) was an English botanist, horticulturist and ornithologist. He published a number of beautifully illustrated works on plants cultivatd in British gardens and hothouses. The fine plates were mainly drawn by Edwin Dalton Smith, a botanical artist, who was attached to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. His works include Hortus Suburbanus Londinensis (1818), Geraniaceae (five volumes) (1820-30), Cistineae, Sweet's Hortus Britannicus (1826-27), Flora Australasica (1827-28) and British Botany (with H. Weddell) (1831).

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artist A Bailey after Edwin Dalton Smith
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1823
size 250mm by 150mm (sheet)
SKU BT3965