[Dresden]. [Walther]. Circa 1795.
Intaglio engraving with original handcolor on laid paper, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches on sheet 12 1/2 x 8 inches. Pencil notation at the bottom margin states: 1795, Dresden, Johann Mehler. A few spots; remnants of archival tape at top edge, well outside image area; very good condition. Page 44 from the third volume of the late 18th century publication "Fortsetzung des boehmischen Ackerbaus, etc." (translated into the English of the time as "A Continuation of the History of Bohemian Agriculture, etc."), by Johann Mehler. A careful rendition of the leaves and flowers of the hops plant. Item #55735