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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.
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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 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
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 "49" inscribed in ink
Wellcome Library no. 24374i
- BotanyEnglandHistory17th century
- BotanyPre-Linnean works
- Plants, Ornamental
- EntomologyEnglandHistory17th century
- ZoologyPre-Linnean works
- ZoologyEnglandHistory17th century
- Spanish broom
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