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Jasmine (Jasminum species): branch with flowers and fruit and separate sections of flowers and fruits with seed. Coloured line engraving.

Date:
[1686]
Reference:
16282i
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Description

Oil from flowers of jasmine (Malatti oil) is used in perfumery

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.4 x 41.2 cm

Lettering

Katu-Mullà Lat. ... Mal. Visa-Mogarì ... Bra. ... Arab.

References note

See further: K.S. Manilal (ed.), Botany and history of Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1980, ch. 2 by M. Fournier, pp. 6-21
J. Heniger, Hendrik Adriaan van Reede tot Drakestein (1636-1691) and Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1986

Lettering note

Title transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16282i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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