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Papyrus reed (Cyperus papyrus L.): clump of reeds in water. Aquatint, 1823.

Date
4 June 1823
Reference
20398i
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Description

Papyrus reed was used by the Eygptians to make paper and also for sandals, ropes and boats

Publication/Creation

London : John Murray, 4 June 1823.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint with etching, with wash ; border 21.2 x 16 cm

Lettering

Cyperus papyrus.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20398i

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  • English
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