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Dryandra Longifolia - Long-Leaved Dryandra

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Dryandra Longifolia - Long-Leaved Dryandra (now Banksia prolata)


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Original antique botanical engraving


Native to Western Australia. 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. Francis Sansom was a leading London botanical engraver. Sydenham Teast Edwards (1768 - 1819) was a natural history illustrator. He was the first full-time artist to work for Curtis's Botanical Magazine. He served as that magazine's principal artist for 27 years. Four vertical folds as issued.

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artist Francis Sansom (fl1780s-1815) after Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819)
method Engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1813
size 235mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU BT8114