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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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[1646?]
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24650i
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view 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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Publication/Creation

[Frankfurt am Main] : [Matthaeus Merian], [1646?]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 12.6 x 11 cm

Lettering

Zür Hertz Stercküng. der Voltgelbe. ...

Lettering note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24650i

Languages

  • German


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