Cyrtanthus collinus. Narrow glaucous-leaved Cyrtanthus.

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

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Old hand coloured copper engraving of a South African Lily (lat. Cyrtanthus collinus) by Smith after Sydenham Edwards. With 1 additional text page. Dated and signed on plate.

Details

CartographerSydenham Teak Edwards
TitleCyrtanthus collinus. Narrow glaucous-leaved Cyrtanthus.
Publisher, YearJames Ridgways, London, 1816
Plate Size20.2 x 12.4 cm (8.0 x 4.9 inches)
Sheet Size23.0 x 14.6 cm (9.1 x 5.7 inches)
Volumevolume 2 (plate Nr. 162)
ReferenceDunthorne 108, Nissen BBI 2379: Great flower books

Condition

Very good and fresh impression with original old colouring. Good visible plate mark. Some minor 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. South African Lily. Printed in London by James Ridgways in 1816.

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