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Australian Curtis Botanical Grevillea Alpestris

Grevillea Alpestris - Mountain Grevillea

$120.00

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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant
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Native of South Australia. 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 to the descriptive text. Faint toning.
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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1857
size 235mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU BT8065