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dracaena curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Dracaena Stricta - Upright Dracaena


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of New Zealand or New Holland 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.

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artist H Weddell (engraver) after J Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1823
size 200mm by 118mm (platemark)
SKU BT4932