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Dishcloth gourd (Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.): whole and sectioned fruit and floral segments. Coloured engraving after F. von Scheidl, 1776.

  • Scheidl, Franz Anton von, 1731-1801.
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[1776]
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18107i
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Description

Luffa aegyptiaca Miller is the familiar bathroom loofah

The dishcloth gourd is also known as the sinkwa towel gourd

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching, with watercolour ; platemark 33.2 x 25.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18107i

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