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Two men standing by the huge trunk of an Australian mountain ash tree (Eucalyptus amygdalina). Wood engraving, c. 1867.

Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892.
Date
[1867-1875]

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Description

The timber of the australian mountain ash is used as wood pulp and the trunk yields a red kino used as astringents in medicine and in tanning

Lettering

The giant tree of Victoria - Eucalyptus amygdalina.

Publication/Creation

[London], [1867-1875]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20950i

Language

  • English


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