Dingy Flag Iris (Iris Lurida), plate 669 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1803.
Iris (Lurida, Dingy Flag) (Pl. 669 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1803)
Place of Publication: London
Dunthorne 088; Nissen 2350
Platemark: 20 x 12 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.) Sheet: 23.5 x 14.5 cm (9 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, possibly hand-colored by William Graves
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Number 669 from William Curtis, “The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed”, London, 1787-present. Started by William Curtis and issued in monthly parts containing three coloured plates; the first plate is dated 1786. Coloring possibly by William Graves.
Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969
Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection