Miller, I. (drawn and engraved by).
London. P. Miller. 1805.
Handcolored engraving, plate area 13 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Faint toning to lower margin (entering into lower right corner of image), some faint scattered foxing, soft crease to upper left corner; a bright, clean image. This is a beautiful copperplate engraving, plate CCLXVIII from Figures of the Most Beautiful, useful and uncommon Plants described in the Gardener's Dictionary. The paper has a "John Hall 1805" watermark and is presumabley from a later edition. Philip Miller (1691-1771) was the chief gardener at the Chelsea Physick Garden in London and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his extensive knowledge of plants. Item #44954
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