Dark-purple-eyed sunflower Helianthus atrorubens

 
Dark-purple-eyed sunflower Helianthus atrorubens
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

Handcolored copperplate engraving from Samuel Curtis's The Curtis Botanical Magazine 1826. Samuel Curtis cousin and son-in-law to William Curtis took over the Botanical Magazine in 1826. Samuel re-named it The Curtis Botanical Magazine and enlisted the help of William Jackson Hooker Professor of Botany at Glasgow University. Samuel Curtis' daughters drew the illustrations for the magazine.

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