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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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18633i
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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 51 x 35 cm

Lettering

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.

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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

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Wellcome Library no. 18633i

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