1834 BOTANICAL Rumex Meadow Dock ANTIQUE PRINT Hooker Sowerby Hand Color Flower

£19.99

1834 hand coloured print from engraving showing:

Rumex Pratensis. Meadow Dock

A beautifully understated hand coloured print. The print is dated December 1st 1832. It shows the flower with foliage and roots. The print is untitled but comes with a separate titled page, "Rumex pratensis. Meadow Dock - Hexandria Trigynia".

Provenance: Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr Sowerby - by William Jackson Hooker and other Eminent Botanists - Figures by James de Carle Sowerby - Published: Sold by the Prop. C. E. Sowerby 3 Mead Place, Lambeth; Longman and Co. and Sherwood &Co. Paternoster Row 1834. 

From the date stated and not a later reproduction. It measures overall 233mm x 142 mm ( 9.25 x 5.5 inches) approx. It is blank on the reverse and suitable for framing. There is bleedthrough of text on the print - please check the larger picture for condition. The print bears the plate marks around the edges from the printing process. There is a little age yellowing. yhis item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.   Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.

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Condition Used
Weight 0.1kg