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BERBERIS UMBELLATA Curtis Original Vintage Antique Botanical Print 1844

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An original, hand-coloured copperplate engraving entitled ,
 

BERBERIS UMBELLATA

Umbellate berberry



Drawn by Miss Drake , engraved by Barclay for

" Curtis's Botanical Magazine",

or

" Flower Garden Displayed"

published 1844.

Plate 44

These fine, vibrant engravings, known for their fine details and delicate colouring , are highly desirable, superbly decorative & quite rare, so they are considered very collectable. Accompanying the print are associated botanical notes.


Fine condition save for light age toning lower margin. Credited & dated within the plate.

 

Measuring approx. approx 9"x 5.5"( 230mm x 140mm) overall.

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William Curtis began publication of the Botanical Magazine, or Flower-Garden Displayed, in February 1787 and it continued almost without interruption for 160 years, the longest running botanical magazine. It is widely referred to by the subsequent, name Curtis's Botanical Magazine .The images were engraved and hand-coloured by many artists including Sydenham Edwards, William Graves, James Sowerby, John Curtis, William Jackson Hooker, W.H. Fitch, Matilda Smith, Lillian Snelling and Stella Rose Craig.


 


A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 170 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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