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solanum curtis botanical magazine print antique engraving

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Solanum Laciniatum - Cut Leav'd Nightshade (NZ)


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Antique botanical print of a New Zealand native plant


New Zealand 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 Anon.
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1796
size 230mm by 135mm (sheet)
SKU BT5955