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crinum curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

Crinum Confertum - Crowded-Flowered Crinum


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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. Folds as issued. Paper watermarked 'Rye Mill 1824'. One small slight indented line.

Additional Information

artist Weddell after Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1824
size 235mm by 200mm (platemark)
SKU BT3436