PLATE LXX. (MELON)

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George Brookshaw


Plate LXX. (Melon)

Aquatint and stipple engraving, 1804-12.
Image 16 x 12" (40.5 x 30.6 cm).
Good condition and color.. Toning on verso
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 19782
Price: $3,900.00
Publisher : Published by George Brookshaw, London.
From "Pomona Britannica; or a Collection of the most esteemed fruits...." Partially printed in color and finished by hand. Accurately drawn and colored from nature by Brookshaw. One of the most beautiful botanical series devoted to fruits ever produced. The melons are among the most sought after in the series. The large folio edition. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Other Fruits and Vegetables

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