Dianthus floribus solitariis (Pl. 24 of John Edwards, "The British Herbal", London, 1770)

published 1770
John Edwards (American, about 1671–1746)


Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 104

Dimensions

Platemark: 35 x 24.7 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.) Sheet: 44 x 27.5 cm (17 5/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.142

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