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hovea pupurea botanical print antique engraving maund botanist

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Maund - Hovea purpurea (Purple-flowered Hovea)


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of New Holland' From Benjamin Maund's 'The Botanist'. 1836-1842. Benjamin Maund (1790-1863) was a British pharmacist, botanist, printer, bookseller, fellow of the Linnean Society (1827) and publisher of the Botanic Garden and The Botanist. Maund and the Rev. John Stevens Henslow collaborated in 1837 to produce The Botanist, a botanical journal the goal of which was to educate gardeners. Augusta Innes Withers was the most important botanical artist to contribute. The plates were engraved by S Watts, Nevitt & Smith. With original description.

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artist Miss Taylor (artist)
method Engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1838
size 240mm by 185mm (sheet)
SKU BT5905