Rare Antique Print-BRUCEA ANTIDYSENTERICA-Miller -1823

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150.00

Brucea, Published according to the act, TAB.XXV – This print is showing the plant Brucea, a medicinal plant used for dysentery, the flower and seeds are shown in different stages. Named after the Scottish explorer James Bruce.

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‘Brucea, Published according to the act, TAB.XXV ‘

Etching with original hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with French lily and letters GR below..
Sheet size: 35,5 x 53 cm. (14 x 20,9 inch). Image size: 29,5 x 44,5 cm. (11,6 x 17,5 inch).

This attractive print was published in England. Descriptions by George Shaw (1751-1813). Possibly originally from: Cimelia Physica, Figures of Rare and Curious Quadrupeds,Birds,etc.Together with Several of the most Elegant Plants. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. London. T.Bensley for Benjamin and John White 1796.

Made by ‘John Frederick Miller ‘ after own design. John Frederick Miller (1715-1790).

Condition: Good, given age. Wrinkled paper in the left margin, fold in the upper right corner, brownish edges, small tear in upper margin restored. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PLANT – BRUCEA – MEDICINAL PLANT – DYSENTERY – FLOWER

RBOS-T.17-Large

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Dimensions 53 × 35 × 1 cm

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