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A plant (Laurus sp.) related to laurel: flowering, fruiting and leafy stems with detailed segments of flower and fruit. Coloured engraving by J.J. or J.E. Haid, c.1750, after G.D. Ehret.

  • Ehret, Georg Dionysius, 1708-1770.
Date
[1750-53]
Reference
18379i
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Credit: A plant (Laurus sp.) related to laurel: flowering, fruiting and leafy stems with detailed segments of flower and fruit. Coloured engraving by J.J. or J.E. Haid, c.1750, after G.D. Ehret. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The plant depicted is possibly a species of sassafras

Publication/Creation

[Nuremberg], [1750-53]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 40.2 x 26.5 cm

Lettering

Laurus foliis integris trilobisque Linn. H. Cliff.154.n.1. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues on the print with a description of the fruit and floral segments shown

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18379i

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Languages

  • Latin


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