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Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.): entire flowering plant with separate floral segments. Coloured engraving after F. von Scheidl, 1776.

  • Scheidl, Franz Anton von, 1731-1801.
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[1776]
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18104i
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The leaves of basil are used to flavour food and as a tonic

Publication/Creation

[Vienna] : [Leopold Johann Kaliwoda], [1776]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching, with watercolour ; platemark 43.2 x 16.3 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 18104i

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