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A leopard facing left surrounded by various named flowers and insects. Etching by W. Hollar, 1662, after himself.

  • Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677.
Date
[1674]
Reference
24374i
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Publication/Creation

[London (at the White Horse without New-gate)] : [John Overton], [1674]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.5 x 27.4 cm

Lettering

A leopard ; leopardus ; Primula / veris ; cowslip ; Genista hispanica ; Spanish broome ; French aenemonie ; Flos adonidis ; a gilde rose ; Rosa aurata ; wilde marigold ; Calendula silvestris ; musca ; W. Hollar inc. et sculp: 1662

Notes

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)

Lettering note

Sheet bears number "49" inscribed in ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24374i

Languages

  • Latin
  • English


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