1878 ANTIQUE PRINT Plants SHRUBS Wigandia Caracasana SOLANUM ROBUSTUM Nightshade

An original Victorian print from engraving.

Victorian Print SHRUBS PLANTS

A circa 1878 original print from wood engraving featuring two trees, shrubs or 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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Condition Used
Weight 0.1kg