THE DRAGON ARUM.

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Dr. Robert John Thornton

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The Dragon Arum.

Mezzotint engraving, 1801.
Image 17 1/2 x 13 7/8" (444 x 350 mm) plus title and margins.
Fine condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 19775
Price: $3,000.00
Publisher : Published by Dr. Robert John Thornton, London.
Printed in color and finished by hand. Plate XXII from "The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." Second of three states. Engraved by Ward after the painting by Henderson. This fine publication had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Dr. Robert John Thornton

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