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Carolus Linnaeus receives honour from Aesculapius, Flora, Ceres and Cupid. Coloured stipple engraving by J. Caldwall, 1806, after J. Russell and J. Opie.

Russell, John, 1745-1806.
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April 1806
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Aesculapius, Flora, Ceres and Cupid--the four ancient Greek and Roman gods of medicine, flowers, crops, and love--pay tribute to a bust of Carolus Linnaeus. Cupid is included because Linnaeus's classification of plants was based on their sexual characteristics

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[London] : Dr. Thornton, April 1806.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 51.2 x 37.8 cm

Publications note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 1778.30

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 9946i

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