Artist unknown :Der neuseelandische Flachs (phormium tenax); Lin de la Nouvelle-Selande [sic]. Pflanzen CL; Plantes CL Vol VIII, no 78 [Weimar? 1798-1830?]
- 1798 - 1830
Shows a flax plant with yellow flowers. At the left is a row of separate flowers and seed pods, showing their detail.
Accompanied by a two-sided page of descriptive text, one side in German and one in French.
Based on size, and common provenance with the item at A-256-027, it is likely that this illustration comes from "Bilderbuch fur Kinder: enthaltend eine angenehme Sammlung von Thieren, Pflanzen, Blumen, Fruchten ..." / by F.J. Bertuch. Weimar, Germany : im Verlage des Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1798 -1830. This was a children's encyclopedia essentially on natural history with 1186 handcoloured engraved plates, originally published in 237 parts bound in 12 volumes with text in German and French.
Other Titles - New Zealand flax; Plants 150
Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).
Physical Description: Handcoloured engraving, plate 230 x 172 mm, on sheet 246 x 199 mm.
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- 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Ethnographic illustrations, Handcoloured engraving, plate 230 x 172 mm, on sheet 246 x 199 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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