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CHRISTMAS BUSH PROSTANTHERA AUSTRALIA Curtis Double Antique Botanical Print 1816

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An original, hand-coloured, double sized, antique  copperplate engraving entitled , 


PROSTANTHERA LASIANTHOS


Commonly known as Victorian Christmas Bush

Native to Australia

Drawn by Sydenham Edwards, engraved by Matilda Smith for


"
Curtis's Botanical Magazine"
,

or

" Flower Garden Displayed"

published  1816.

Plate 143

  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 very light age toning , fold lines as  issued. Credited & dated within the plate. 

Measuring approx. approx 11"x 9 " ( 280mm x 230mm) 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 200 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

T8217


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