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A plant (Salsola soda L.) related to saltwort: entire fruiting plant with separate segments of flower, fruit and seed. Coloured engraving after F. von Scheidl, 1770.

  • Scheidl, Franz Anton von, 1731-1801.
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[1770]
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17657i
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The plant was used as a source of sodium carbonate (barilla) for soap and glass-making

Publication/Creation

[Vienna] : [Leopold Johann Kaliwoda], [1770]

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1 print : line engraving with etching, with watercolour ; platemark 41.5 x 18.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17657i

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