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lasiopetalum purple curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Lasiopetalum Purpureum - Purple-flowered Lasiopetalum


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of New South Wales. 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. Some off-setting. trimmed within platemark on left hand side.

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artist H Weddell (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1815
size 220mm by 130mm (sheet)
SKU BT4936