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ixodia curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Milfoil-like Ixodia


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


'Native of the South Coast of New Holland, where it was discovered by Mr Brown' 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. 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 Francis Sansom (fl1780s-1815) after Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1813
size 200mm by 115mm (platemark)
SKU BT4929