A GROUP OF CARNATIONS.

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A Group of Carnations.

Stipple and line engraving printed in color and finished by hand. 1803
Image size 18 3/8 x 14 3/8" (46.8 x 36.4 cm)
Needs TLC
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99809
Price: SOLD
Publisher : London Published April 2nd. 1803 by Dr. Thornton.
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, sculpt. Drawn by Henderson, pinxt. This publication was published between 1797 and 1807 and 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