Prunus prostrata, Rosaceae. Mountain Cherry.

Sydenham Teak Edwards (*1768 - 1819)
Copper engraving of a plant. Mountain Cherry. Printed in London by James Ridgways in 1816.

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Description

Old hand coloured copper engraving of a Mountain Cherry (lat. Prunus prostrata) by Smith after Sydenham Edwards. With 1 additional text page. Dated an signed on plate.

Details

CartographerSydenham Teak Edwards
TitlePrunus prostrata, Rosaceae. Mountain Cherry.
Publisher, YearJames Ridgways, London, 1816
Plate Size20.5 x 12.7 cm (8.1 x 5.0 inches)
Sheet Size23.0 x 14.6 cm (9.1 x 5.7 inches)
Volumevolume 2 (plate no. 136)
ReferenceDunthorne 108, Nissen BBI 2379: Great flower books

Condition

Very good and fresh impression with original old colouring. Good visible plate mark. Some minor overall browning.

Cartographer

Sydenham Teast Edwards was born 1768 in Brynbuga, Wales. He worked 27 years for Curtis's Botanical Magazine as a botanical artist. In 1815 he created his own magazine titled The Botanical Register: Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants, cultivated in British Gardens, with their History and Mode of Treatment. He died in 1819.

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Copper engraving of a plant. Mountain Cherry. Printed in London by James Ridgways in 1816.

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