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Olive tree, Olea europaea

 
Olive tree, Olea europaea
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

Leaves, fruit, drupe and flowers of the olive tree, Olea europaea. Handcolored stipple engraving from a botanical illustration by Pancrace Bessa, 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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10568094

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