A Monograph on the Genus Camellia
Illustrated by Clara Maria Pope (English, about 1768–1838), Engraved by Weddell (English, active 1816–1819), Engraved by John Girtin (English, 19th century), Author Samuel Curtis (English, 1779–1860), Publisher J. & A. Arch (English, 19th century)
Place of Publication: London, England
Dunthorne 085; Nissen 437
Overall (portfolio): 72 x 64 x 1.5 cm (28 3/8 x 25 3/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Portfolio with five hand-colored aquatints, two engraved texts, four leaves of letterpress, and cover
Not On View
(London: J. & A. Arch, 1819) Large folio, unbound; engraved title and dedication, 8 pp., plus 5 plates; original publisher’s portfolio: half black morocco, marbled paper boards with printed label.
London: J. & A. Arch, 1819
Pen and brown ink inscription on upper cover label: "Presented by Robert Barclay, Esq: F. [H.?] S., December 18th, 1821"; Katharine Lane Weems, by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 29, 1989.
Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems