Dianthus (Barbatus, Sweet William) (Pl.83 of John Edwards, "The British Herbal", London, 1770)

1769


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 104; Nissen 578

Dimensions

Platemark: 34.8 x 24.7 cm (13 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.) Sheet: 47 x 28 cm (18 1/2 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

69.149

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“The British Herbal.” Containing the most beautiful and scarce flowers and useful medicinal plants, which blow in the open air of Great Britain; with their Botanical characters also a short account of their cultivation etc. The First edition. London printed for the author 1770.

Provenance

Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection