Hart, M. (del). J. Watts (sculp).
London. J. Ridgway. 10-01- 1825.
Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition on wove paper. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Beautifully designed and hand colored image, plate #919, from Sydenham Edwards' "The Botanical Register", published by J. Ridgway. The text states: "The earliest information European Botanists received of this plant, was through a collection of Chinese drawings...The Chinese are said to call it Hoi-tong-hong." Item #53248