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Artist Blackwell, Elizabeth (1707-1758)
Collection Scientific Prints - Botany
Caption V1, plate 144, Saffron (Crocus), 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 144, Saffron (Crocus). 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