THE OBLIQUE-LEAVED BEGONIA.

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Dr. Robert John Thornton

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The Oblique-leaved Begonia.

Aquatint, stipple, and line engraving, 1800.
Image size 18 3/8 x 13 7/8" (46.4 x 35.2 cm) plus title and margins.
Good condition save foe moderate mat line, well outside of plate line. Fine original coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 19780
Price: $3,500.00
Publisher : London, Published July 1st 1800 by Dr. Thornton.
Second of two states. Printed in color and finished by hand. Plate XV from “The Temple of Flora or the Garden of Nature” by Dr. Robert Thornton. After a painting by Philip Reinagle (1749-1833). Engraved by James Caldwall (1739-1822).

This fine publication had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published.A strong impression.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Dr. Robert John Thornton

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