This set of two amazing engravings was made in the 19th Century. The botanical Prints show 18 different kinds of Toxic plants. One engraving shows nine different kinds including Atropa, Hyoscyamus niger, Daturas, Digitalis purpurea, Daphne mezereum, Helleborus viridism, Christmas rose Aconitum napellus & Black nightshade . The other one shows a lovely depiction of nine more plant including cowbane, true lover's knot, Aethusa cynapium, Hemlock, Arum Lilies, Spurges, Wild lettuce, Pasqueflower & Naked Ladies. The steel engravings are very detailed and have the German and Latin name of each Plant.
Published : Germany 1870's
Provenance: Meyers Konversations-Lexikon
Size : each print is circa 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Condition: Very good condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look. Please see pictures.
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