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Isopogon Scaber - Curtis Botanical engraving

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Panaetia Lessonii - Lesson's Panatia


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of King George's Sound, Western Australia. Walter Hood Fitch was one of the most famous botanical artists of the Victorian era. 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.

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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1862
size 250mm by 150mm (sheet)
SKU BT7888