ARMOISE ABSINTHE. (ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM ).

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Édouard Hocquart


Armoise absinthe. (Artemisia absinthium ).

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

Inventory Number: 91050
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by Chez B. Cormon et Blanc, Libraires. Paris.
"Hocquart del et sculp". Plate 67 from PHYTOGRAPHIE MEDICALE ('Medical phytography, a history of powerful substances and poisons from the plant kingdom') by Joseph Roques. (1772-1850). Known as "wormwood", it is an ingredient in the spirit absinthe, and is used for flavouring in some other spirits and wines, including bitters, vermouth and pelinkovac. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Other Botanicals

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