St. Geo. Crescent. W. Curtis. 1794.
Hand colored engraving, plate size approximately 8 x 4 1/2 inches on sheet 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition; a couple of faint spots to lower right. Plate # 283 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 is native to Virginia. Item #51737