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Artist Blackwell, Elizabeth (1707-1758)
Collection Scientific Prints - Botany
Caption V1, plate 247, Walnut, Blackwell
Accession number QK41.B54
Title A curious herbal : containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants, which are now used in the practice of physick : engraved on folio copper plates, after drawings taken from the life
Description Volume 1, plate 247, Wallnut [sic]. From the first publication attempting to provide comprehensive access to New World medicinal plants. Blackwell made the engravings and did the hand-coloring herself.
Bound volume.
Technique Engraving, hand-colored