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Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale): flowering plant, leaves and floral segments. Coloured etching, c. 1836.

  • Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
Date
[1836]
Reference
25318i
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Philip Miller was the gardener at the Chelsea Physic Garden. During his tenure, he helped to develop the garden into one of world class renown. His work as a botanist earned him election to membership of the Royal Society and to a number of Europe's leading botanical societies. As the plant collections grew so too did the published works of Miller, notably The gardener's dictionary, first issued in 1731

Publication/Creation

London (2, Old Bailey) : G. Henderson, [1836]

Physical description

1 print : etching with engraving, with watercolour ; border 18.9 x 10.8 cm

Lettering

Colchicum autumnale

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25318i

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  • Latin


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