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Four poisonous plants: hemlock (Conium maculatum), henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), opium lettuce (Lactuca virosa) and autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale). Coloured engraving by J. Johnstone.

  • Johnstone, John.
Date
1855
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28008i
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Glasgow : Blackie & Son.

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1 print : engraving, with watercolour

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Vegetable poisons Conium maculatum common hemlock. Hyoscyamus niger black henbane. Lactuca virosa strong scented or poisonous lettuce. Colchicum autumnale autumnal meadow saffron. Jno. Johnstone sc.

Lettering note

Print bears "XXXVII" in top right and "MC__VII" in top left

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28008i

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  • English
  • Latin


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