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1777 Large Pair of Botanical Engravings by William Curtis from Flora of London

REF: ES1666 / LA490374
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Description
Pair of antique botanical engravings, The Honeysuckle and The Poppy, by William Curtis. Both engravings are from the Flora Londinensis [plants that grow wild in the environs of London], published in 1777. An original pair of 18th century copper engravings by William Curtis. Glass to both sides of frames with the original text explanation page to rear on each engraving, both with hand colouring and matching modern frames. One frame is slightly taller in size.
measurements
Height:
24 in
Width:
17 in
Engravings: approx 17.5 in x 10.5 in
declaration
Elder Books & Collectables has clarified that the 1777 Large Pair of Botanical Engravings by William Curtis from Flora of London (LA490374) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1777
condition
Few very minor marks to engravings, small stain to corner of rear of the poppy, glass to rear of The Honeysuckle cracked but holding firm. Overall both are in very good condition with no major faults. Please note that some reflections present in images are from the picture glass.
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Date of Manufacture:
1777
location
This 1777 Large Pair of Botanical Engravings by William Curtis from Flora of London is located in Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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