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A field surrounded by wooded hills, with a saffron crocus in the foreground and verses below. Etching by Matthäus Merian the elder ca. 1646.
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[Frankfurt am Main] : [Matthaeus Merian], [1646?]
1 print : etching ; platemark 12.6 x 11 cm
Zür Hertz Stercküng. der Voltgelbe. ...
Lettering continues beneath the image with verses in German dated 1624 and initialled "J.[?]B.M." They describe medicinal and moral values of the plant
Bears number: 100
Wellcome Library no. 24650i
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