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A large paeony (Paeonia species) surrounded by various flowers and moths. Etching by W. Hollar, 1663, after himself.
- Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677
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[London (at the White Horse without New-gate)] : [John Overton], 
1 print : etching ; platemark 17.5 x 27.4 cm
A peonie / peonia ; ænomonie / enomone ; Africane marigold ; Calendula / africana ; musca ; defies ; Oculus diei ; a double narcisse ; Narcissus duplex ; musca ; Rosa ; a rose ; W Hollar delin: et sculp: ; 1663
Print is one of nine plates from the 1674 ed. of the book (plates of the bear and red lilies, present in 1663 ed., are wanting)
Sheet bears number "47" inscribed in ink
Wellcome Library no. 24369i
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