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White bryony (Bryonia dioica Jacq.): fruiting stem and separate flower and a description of the plant and its uses. Coloured line engraving by C.H.Hemerich, c.1759, after T.Sheldrake.

Sheldrake, Timothy, active 1740-1770.
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[1759]
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Description

The root of white bryony is a drastic purgative

Bryonia dioica = (Bryonia cretica subsp. dioica)

Publication/Creation

[London], [1759]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.8 x 20.5 cm

Lettering

White Briony ... T.Sheldrake delin. C.H.Hemerich sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18223i

Lettering note

The name of the plant is listed in nine languages and a description of it and its uses are given in english

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  • English



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