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Meryta Latifolia

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Meryta Latifolia


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Original antique botanical lithograph


Native of Norfolk Island. Walter Hood Fitch was one of the most famous botanical artists of the Victorian era. Australian native botanical engraving from Curtis's Botanical Magazine. William Curtis (1746-1799) was a trained pharmacist 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. Minor ink inscription on descriptive text. Folding plate. Two horizontal folds. Slight creasing and stitching holes bottom of sheet slightly affecting printed names of artists.

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artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1871
size 265mm by 235mm (sheet)
SKU BT8040