ACONIT TUE-LOUP. (WOLFSBANE).

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Édouard Hocquart


Aconit tue-loup. (Wolfsbane).

Stipple engraving, printed in color and finished by hand. 1835.
Paper size 12 1/2 x 9" (31.6 x 23 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90904
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Chez B. Cormon et Blanc, Libraraires. Paris.
"Hocquart del et sculp". Plate 105 from PHYTOGRAPHIE MEDICALE ('Medical phytography, a history of powerful substances and poisons from the plant kingdom') by Joseph Roques. (1772-1850). Latin name "Aconitum", although extremely poisonous Aconite has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda (Hindu traditional medicine). It was also used effectively on poison arrows. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History , Botanicals

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