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Dryandra Carduacea - Curtis Botanical lithograph

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Dryandra Carduacea - Thistle-like Dryandra (now Banksia squarrosa)


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of Swan River. Australian native botanical lithograph 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. Small ink inscription on descriptive text. A couple of small foxing spots at the edge of the sheet.

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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1847
size 235mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU BT8093