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eucalyptus curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

Eucalyptus Amygdalina - Almond-Leaved Eucalyptus

$240.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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'Native of Van Diemen's Land' 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. Joseph Swan was a Glasgow engraver who worked as an engraver on William Jackson Hooker's many publications, until Hooker moved to London. 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 Joseph Swan (1796-1872) after William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1833
size 240mm by 150mm (sheet)
SKU BT3563