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sanseviera longiflora curtis botanical print antique engraving

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Sanseviera Longiflora - Long-Tubed Sanseviera

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Antique 19th century orchid engraving
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Lady Banks provided the plant from which the drawing was taken. 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. Four horizontal folds as issued.
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artist Weddell after S Curtis
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1826
size 250mm by 150mm (sheet)
SKU BT6723