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Common or scarlet pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis L.): flowering and fruiting plant in earth mound. Coloured etching by M. Bouchard, 1774.

Bouchard, Magdalena.
Date
[1774]


About this work

Description

An infusion of scarlet pimpernel is used as a home remedy for lung complaints, gall stones and cirrhosis of the liver

Common or scarlet pimpernel is also known as cure all and poor man's or shepherd's weather-glass

Publication/Creation

[Romae (Rome)] : [Bouchard et Gravier], [1774]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 37.0 x 22.9 cm

Lettering

Anagallis phoeniceo flore. I.R.H.142. - Gall. Mouron

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16844i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin
  • French


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