ORIGINAL ANTIQUE LARGE HAND COLORED BOTANICAL PRINT N 963 CURTIS 1806
Pub. By T. Curtis after Syd. Edwards Oct. 1806 Samuel Curtis’ The Botanical Magazine, Plate N 963 Engraved by Francis Sansom.
(At first Edwards drew and engraved the plates himself, but from 1792 Francis Sansom took over the engraving.) Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Begun in 1787, this journal is still being published to this day; it is the oldest periodical in existence featuring colored plates, of which more than 11,000 have now been produced. The work of many acclaimed botanical artists, its volumes provide an exceptional pictorial record of floral fashions and plant introductions in Great Britain over the past two centuries. http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/exhibns/month/oct2004.html
COPPER-PLATE ENGRAVED PRINT, PRINTED IN COLORS AND FINISHED BY HAND. High quality Original Antique print. No reprint, no facsimile. Verso Black. Print is Guaranteed authentic. Size: Sheet app.: 27 x 23 cm. 10.5 x 9 inches. Condition: Folded print in good condition, light browned spotted paper