The Empress Josephine walking with her retinue in a garden of labelled potted plants which include animated likenesses of prominent figures. Coloured etching by C. Williams, 1814.
- Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830.
- 1 March 1814
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A sunflower labelled "Royal sunflower" contains the face of the Prince Regent. R.B. Sheridan is a bunch of grapes. On the right are three pots: a large "Wellington laurel" grows from a wreath on the profile head of Wellington. By it is a mushroom labelled "C-k-r" (Croker), and an oak stump on which is an acorn with the face of Whitbread. Other plants are labelled "Laureat bay" (Robert Southey) and "Chaste flower"
[London] (5 Newgate Street) : W.N. Jones, 1 March 1814.
1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 19.1 x 51.8 cm
Imperial botany - or a peep at Josephine's collection of English exoticks. Vide The champion Jany 30 1814.
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