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BEEFSTEAK FUNGUS, Fistulina, Hussey original antique mushroom fungi print 1847

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FISTULINA HEPATICA

Liver of the Oak

also Beefsteak or Ox-tongue fungus

 by

Anna Maria Hussey

  From " Illustrations of British Mycology" by Mrs T.J.Hussey, Published London 1847 by Reeve Bros.

A good sized original antique print of the edible Beefsteak fungus accompanied by the related text.

A beautiful hand coloured lithograph, heightened in places with gum arabic. The original colours remain bright and fresh.

A wonderful print for framing and display.

Fine, virtually unmarked condition.

Approx. 12" x 9"(310mm x 240mm) overall.



Anna Maria Hussey (1805 -1853) was a British mycologist, author and illustrator who published her definitive work on British fungi, mushrooms and toadstools as Mrs T.J.Hussey following the convention of the time as she was married to the Rev.Thomas John Hussey.  
She collected specimens mainly in her native county of Kent and had connections with Charles Darwin.


A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 160 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

NP7215


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