Lancake, R. (drawn by). Jeffreys (engraved by).
London. P. Miller. 1755.
Engraving with modern handcolor, plate area 13 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Fine condition. This is a beautiful copperplate engraving, plate LVI from Figures of the Most Beautiful, useful and uncommon Plants described in the Gardener's Dictionary. White flower with green leaves, one botanical detail (flower). Philip Miller (1691-1771) was the chief gardener at the Chelsea Physick Garden in London and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his extensive knowledge of plants. Item #53882