Edwards, S. (del). F. Sansom (sculp).
St. Geo. Crescent. W. Curtis. 1800.
Hand colored engraving, plate size approximately 8 x 4 1/2 inches on sheet 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition; light toning to paper. Plate # 469 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 of which "there are few papilionaceous flowers more handsome" came from Botany-Bay (Sydney, Australia). Item #51729