Hart, M. (illus.), Watts (engraved by).
London. Ridgway. 1823.
Engraving, original handcolor, image 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Very good condition. With accompanying text sheet. Plate 731 from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register". "Found growing in woods near Rio Janeiro...Grows on the ground, not on trees". From the finely engraved and colored illustration by M. Hart, the orchid does not deserve the "dingy-coloured" description! Item #50160