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lobelia curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Lobelia Hypocrateriformis - Salver-shaped Lobelia


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of southern shores of New Holland. 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 Joseph Swan (1796-1872) after William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1831
size 207mm by 124mm (platemark)
SKU BT4931