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Four seedheads of different grasses (Gramineae species): Cynosorus crocanus, buntee?, Paspalum kora and Panicum miliaceum or common millet. Coloured aquatint by W. Hooker after J. Forbes, 1780.

  • Forbes, James, 1749-1819.
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[1st June 1813]
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20072i
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Credit: Four seedheads of different grasses (Gramineae species): Cynosorus crocanus, buntee?, Paspalum kora and Panicum miliaceum or common millet. Coloured aquatint by W. Hooker after J. Forbes, 1780. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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[London (Fleet Street)] : [White, Cochrane & Co.], [1st June 1813]

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1 print : aquatint with etching, with watercolour

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Grains in Guzerat. 1, boutah or natchnee, (Cynosorus crocanus) 2,buntee, 3,codra,(Paspalum kora) 4, chena, (Panicum miliaceum) W.Hooker fecit. Jam.Forbes, 1780

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See further: J. Forbes, Oriental Memoirs, vol. 4, London, 1813, pp. 351-379

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Bears number: 50

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Wellcome Library no. 20072i

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