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Tamarind or Indian date (Tamarindus indica L.) and Indian squirrel (Sciurus sp.). Coloured aquatint by W. Hooker after J. Forbes, 1769.

  • Forbes, James, 1749-1819.
Date
[1st June 1813]
Reference
20135i
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Description

Tamarind fruit pulp is edible and used as a laxative, the timber is useful and walking sticks are made from the roots

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : aquatint with etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Indian squirrel and tamarind. W.Hooker fecit. Jam.Forbes, Bombay, 1769.

References note

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

Lettering note

Bears number: 28

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20135i

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Languages

  • English


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