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Five Egyptian trees with fruit, including the tamarind, mulberry fig and baobab. Line engraving, c. 1676.

Dapper, Olfert, 1635 or 1636-1689.
Date
[1676]

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Description

The plants depicted are, from left to right, mulberry fig (Ficus sycomorus), tamarind (Tamarindus indica), Commiphora opobalsamum and baobab (Adansonia digitata)

Lettering

Sykomorus kalet tamarind-boom balzem-boom baobab

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1676]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 21.3 x 33 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20837i

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Language

  • Dutch


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