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COMMON PUFFBALL MUSHROOM Original Hussey antique fungus fungi print 1847

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LYCOPERDON GEMMATUM

 Studded Puff-Ball


by

Anna Maria Hussey

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

Usually known today as the Common Puffball Mushroom. A good sized original antique print 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

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