Victorian Print SHRUBS PLANTS
Entitled or captioned:
Wigandia caracasana; Solanum Robustum
A lovely engraving showing Wigandia caracasana aka tabaquero de Caracas (Caracas Tobacco Plant); and Solanum robustum, aka the Shrubby Nightshade, which is a thorny perennial shrub native to northeastern South America of the genus Solanum related to the potato and tomato plants.
It is on good quality gauge paper with a blank reverse. It measures 245 x 155 mm (9½ x 6 ") approximately. There is a little age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age and there may be some scattered but light, brown spotting ( foxing ). Plate no. to margins. This print inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time - please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.
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