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leptospermum myrtle curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Leptospermum Grandifolium - Large-leaved South-Sea Myrtle


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


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. Faint off-setting.

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artist Weddell (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1816
size 220mm by 140mm (sheet)
SKU BT3011