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Jasmine (Jasminum angustifolium Willd.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate inflorescence, flower and fruits. Coloured line engraving.

Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
Date
[1686]
Reference
16272i
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Description

Oil from flowers of Jasmine (Malatti oil) is used in perfumery

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.1 x 41.2 cm

Lettering

Katu-Pilsjegam-Mulla Lat. ... Mal. Rána-Sái ... Bra. ... Arab.

Publications note

See further: K.S. Manilal (ed.), Botany and history of Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1980, ch. 2 by M. Fournier, pp. 6-21
J. Heniger, Hendrik Adriaan van Reede tot Drakestein (1636-1691) and Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1986

Lettering note

Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. Holmes: "Jasminum angustifolium Willd. Oleaceae 104"
Title is transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16272i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam



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