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platylobium flatpea curtis botanical print antique engraving

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Platylobium Triangulare - Triangular-Leaved Flat-Pea


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Antique botanical print of an Australian native plant


Native of Van Diemen's Island. 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. Slight off-setting.

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artist Francis Sansom (fl1780s-1815) after Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1812
size 200mm by 110mm (platemark)
SKU BT4940