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Weymouth or white pine (Pinus strobus L.) and scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.): cones and leaves. Coloured engraving by H. Fletcher, c. 1730, after J. van Huysum.

  • Huysum, Jacob van, approximately 1687-approximately 1740.
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[1730]
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20567i
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Description

Scots and Weymouth pines are timber trees, and Scots pine is used for its antiseptic tar and aromatic oil

Publication/Creation

[London], [1730]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 37 x 25.5 cm

Lettering

Pinus americana quinis ex uno folliculo setis longis tenuibus ad unum angulum per totam longitudinem minutissimis crenis asperatis. Lord Weymouths pine Pinus sylvestris foliis brevibus glaucis conis parvis albentibus. the scotch firr vulgo Jac. Van Huysum del. H. Fletcher sculpt.

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Wellcome Library no. 20567i

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