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Schomburgkia leuddemani orchid Curtis botanical print

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Schomburgkia leuddemani


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Antique botanical print


Native orchid of Venezuela. 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. CONDITION : Fold-out plate with two vertical folds as issued. A couple of very light vertical creases.

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artist John Nugent Fitch (1840–1927) after Matilda Smith (1854–1926)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1912
size 240mm by 300mm (sheet)
SKU BT9706