a. Aloe Americana Hyacinthi flore. b. Aloe perfoliata non spinosa. c. Aloe Africana erecta minor. No. 72.
Copper engraving printed in color and finished by hand, 1736-45.
Average platemark 12 3/4 x 8" (325 x 203 mm).
Good condition and color. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 61758
Publisher : Published Amsterdam and Ratisbon.
From Johann Wilhelm Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia. This beautiful work provides a nearly complete record of the flowers, fruits and vegetables cultivated in the early 18th century. The plates are among the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate. 18th-19th Century Subjects, Natural History, Botanicals