Edwards, S. (del). F. Sansom (sculp).
St. Geo. Crescent. W. Curtis. 1799.
Hand colored engraving, plate size approximately 8 x 4 1/2 inches on sheet 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition; two small pieces of adhesive from previous matting to upper edge of verso (not affecting image). Plate # 456 from William Curtis's "Botanical Magazine". The engraving is accompanied by a text page giving a description of the plant and details such as where it was found, how to grow it etc. The plant depicted "a neat pretty shrub" came from Botany-Bay (Sydney, Australia). Item #51727