THE MAGGOT-BEARING STAPELIA.

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Dr. Robert John Thornton

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The Maggot-bearing Stapelia.

Aquatint, stipple, and line engraving, 1801.
Image size 17 7/8 x 14 1/16" (45.3 x 35.6 cm).
Good condition. Slightly faded original coloring. Minor mat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 19778
Price: $2,000.00
Publisher : London, Published July 1, 1801, by Dr. Thornton, Hinde Street.
Printed in color and finished by hand. Plate XXIII from "The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." State two of two. Engraved by Stadler 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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