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Dryandra Nobilis - Curtis Botanical lithograph

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Dryandra Nobilis - Handsome Dryandra (now Banksia nobilis)


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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. Foxing at edge of sheet on left and bottom and bottom right hand corner of the image.

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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1852
size 145mm by 235mm (sheet)
SKU BT8096