Antique Botanical Print-BREADFRUIT-TREE-Drapiez-1853



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Engraving with original hand colouring. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 16.8 x 24.5 cm. The image size is ca. 11.5 x 16 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 104.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.7 x 80.7 inch.

Artocarpus incisa – Jaquier a paine.’ (Breadfruit, the fruit of this tree, which is eaten baked or roasted and has a texture like bread.) This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: ‘Dictionnaire Classique des Sciences Naturelles …’ (Classic dictionary of natural sciences), by M. Drapiez. published in Brussels, 1853. This work elaborates on the work of Buffon, Daubenton, Lacepede, Cuvier, de Jussieu a.o. Artists and Engravers: Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856) was a Belgian naturalist. Engraved by Desmares.

Condition: Very good. Some small stains, in margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.


(PCO) C140-27

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Dimensions 1 cm


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