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Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum): white flowers, seed capsule and seeds. Coloured zincograph, c. 1853, after M. Burnett.

  • Burnett, M. A., active 1850.
Date
[1853]
Reference
23992i
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Description

Opium poppy seed capsules yield opium and 25 different alkaloids used in medicine

Publication/Creation

London : James Sangster & Co., [1853]

Physical description

1 print : zincograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Papaver somniferum poppy - white or opium

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23992i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • English


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