18th Century Floral Copper Engraving of Calabash or Bottle gourd out of the Herbarium of ELIZABETH BLACKWELL HANDCOLORED18th Century Floral Copper Engraving of Calabash or Bottle gourd out of the Herbarium of ELIZABETH BLACKWELL HANDCOLORED18th Century Floral Copper Engraving of Calabash or Bottle gourd out of the Herbarium of ELIZABETH BLACKWELL HANDCOLORED18th Century Floral Copper Engraving of Calabash or Bottle gourd out of the Herbarium of ELIZABETH BLACKWELL HANDCOLORED

This early hand-colored original copper-plate engraving on heavy chain-linked, watermarked paper this a real beauty. It depicts Calabash or Bottle gourd and has an antique written translation into French on the bottom.

Provenance: Herbarii Blackwelliani auctarium, Collectio Stirpium ...; or: Beytrag zum Blackwellisches Kräuter-Buch, ... Volume 6.

Author: Christian Gottlieb Ludwig (1709-1773), a German physician and botanist. He was a professor of medicine, pathology and therapy at the University of Leipzig. He was also involved in Carl Linnaeus' classification system.

Engraver: Nicolaus Friedrich Eisenberger, after the drawings by Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell (more info from Wikipedia) in her publication, A Curious Herbal (1737-1739).

Publisher: Nuremberg, Johann Joseph Fleischmann. 1773.

Size: Paper Size: 9 " x 13 3/4" Plate Size: 7.5" x 11.75"

Condition : Very good, untrimmed. (PLEASE SEE PICTURES)

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18th Century Floral Copper Engraving of Calabash or Bottle gourd out of the Herbarium of ELIZABETH BLACKWELL HANDCOLORED

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