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A Magnolia species: flowering stem with labelled floral segments, fruit and seed. Coloured etching by G. D. Ehret, c.1737, after himself.
- Ehret, Georg Dionysius, 1708-1770.
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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 51 x 35 cm
Magnolia: altissima lauro-cerassi folio, flore ingenti candido, Catesb. Commonly call'd the laurel-leaue'd tulip tree or carolina laurel. ... Delineated and engraved by George, Dennis, Ehret.
Lettering continues: "This plant produced it's beautifull flowers in ye garden of Sr. Charles Wager at Parson's Green near Fulham Augt 1737." There are also labels for all the flower parts shown
Wellcome Library no. 18633i
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