Sarah Ashton & Co. (1797)
Object Place: London, England
53.6 x 28.1 cm (21 1/8 x 11 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Unmounted paper fan leaf. Printed and hand-colored botanical subject. Obverse: examples of botanical forms with scientific denominations, small flower bunches center, small branches and seed vessels to sides (numbers refer to descriptions on reverse), leaf forms at borders, imprint “Published as the Act directs, July 21, 1792, by Sarah Ashton, No. 28 Little Britain, London.” Reverse: 24 orders of Botany listed, other technical information, poetry from “II Stanza, 4 Canto, Botanic Garden, V.I.” (Same leaf as 1976.178).