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The Narrow-leaved Kalmia.

  • ARTIST: Dr. Robert John Thornton

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Dr. Robert John Thornton, London.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint and stipple engraving,

    DATE: 1804.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 18 1/8 x 13 5/8" (45.8 x 34.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Plate CCVII from "The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus." Engraved by Caldwell after the painting by Reinagle. One state only. Printed in color and finished by hand. <br><br> This fine publication had a total of thirty-one plates. They are among the most important (and most beautiful) botanical prints ever published.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.