Philadelphia Lily,Lilium Philadelphicum,Curtis Botanical Magazin,519,hc.Eng.1801

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A hand colored flower engraving from a fragment of an early volume of the most famous and long-lasting botanical publication

Curtis, W.

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed: in which the most Ornamental Foreign Plants, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, will be accurately represented in their natural Colours...

London: Curtis, 1801.

The engraving was masterfully hand colored at the time of publication.

The original printed description of the plant is part of the lot.

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Size of the leaf : ca. 9"x 5.5" (230 mm x 140 mm).

Condition: As shown, in good condition with evidence of aging and storage: occasional soiling,
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