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 # 475 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 "stalk being covered with scale-like stipulae" came from New Holland (Australia). Item #51731