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A field surrounded by wooded hills, with a saffron crocus in the foreground and a poem beneath. Etching by M. Merian le vieux, c. 1629.

  • Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650.
Date
[1629]
Reference
24650i
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Publication/Creation

[1629]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 12.6 x 11 cm

Lettering

Zür hertz stercküng. der boltgelbe ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues beneath the image with a poem in German dated 1624 and initialled "J.[?]B.M." This describes medicinal and moral values of the plant
Print bears number: 100

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24650i

Languages

  • German


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