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Red cherry tree, Cerasus borealis

Red cherry tree, Cerasus borealis
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


Leaves, fruit and flowers of the red cherry tree, Cerasus borealis. Handcolored stipple engraving from a botanical illustration by Henri Joseph Redoute, engraved on copper by Gabriel, from Francois Andre Michaux's North American Sylva Philadelphia, 1857. French botanist Michaux (1770-1855) explored America and Canada in 1785 cataloging its native trees.

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