This is an original hand-colored copper-plate engraving from William Curtis' BOTANICAL MAGAZINE" published in London, c. 1787ff. This is one page, Plate 641 MELANTHIUM EUCOMOIDES. DWARF MELANTHIUM This was drawn by Syd Edwards, del., published 1805, printed by Sanfom, sculp. This has been framed in a stock modern frame with double matting and glass. The overall measurement is 9 1/2" x 11 1/2". The opening is 4 1/2" x 6 3/4". The print is in good condition. The explanatory text leaf is included.
Lovely Framed Hand-Colored Engraving from "The Botanical Magazine"