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Jak or jack tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) with man collecting the fallen fruit. Engraving by J. Storer after J. Forbes, 1767.

Forbes, James, 1749-1819.
Date
1st June 1812

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Description

Jac fruit and jak-nuts are edible and the timber is excellent for furniture

Publication/Creation

London (Fleet Street) : White, Cochrane & Co., 1st June 1812.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving

Lettering

The jac tree. The man and fruit in proportion. Engraved by J.Storer. Jam.Forbes, Bombay, 1767.

Publications note

See further: J. Forbes, Oriental Memoirs, vol. 4, London, 1813, pp. 351-379

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20056i

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Language

  • English



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