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The Physic Garden, Chelsea: a plan view. Engraving by John Haynes, 1751.

  • Haynes, John, approximately 1706-approximately 1770
Date:
March 30st [sic] 1751
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662588i
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Top, an "Explanation" or key to the plan, a compass and a rococo border. Left and right, Aloe africana plants. Right, the arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. Centre, the statue of Sir Hans Sloane. At the foot, fashionable strollers in the garden walk along the bank of the Thames

Publication/Creation

London (Michael Angelo's Head, Buckingham Court near Charing Cross) : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by John Haynes, engraver, March 30st [sic] 1751.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 61.5 x 47.9 cm

Lettering

An accurate survey of the Botanic Gardens at Chelsea with the elevation and ichnography of the green house and stoves and an explanation of the several parts of the garden shewing where the most conspicuous trees and plants are disposed. The whole carefully survey'd. and delineated by John Haynes

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Wellcome Library no. 662588i

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