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Michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus L.): flowering stem with separate leaves and floral segments and a description of the plant and its uses. Coloured line engraving by C.H. Hemerich, c.1759, after T. Sheldrake.

  • Sheldrake, Timothy, active 1740-1770.
Date
[1759]
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18250i
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Description

The leaves of Aster amellus can be beaten and used as a cataplasm

Michaelmas daises are also known as starworts or frost-flowers

Publication/Creation

[London], [1759]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 35 x 20.5 cm

Lettering

The Italian starwort, with blue flowers ... T. Sheldrake delin. C.H. Hemerich sculp.

Lettering note

The name of the plant is listed in nine languages and a description of it and its uses are given in english

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18250i

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  • English


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