Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits at Present Cultivated in this Country

1812
After George Brookshaw (English, 1751–1823), Possibly by Richard Brookshaw (English, 1736–about 1804), Printer Thomas Bensley (English, about 1760–1835)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 050; Nissen 244

Dimensions

Each sheet: 57.5 x 46.5 cm (22 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.) Book (closed): 59.1 x 48.3 x 5.1cm (23 1/4 x 19 x 2in.)

Accession Number

1988.527

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 90 hand-colored aquatints

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: T. Bensley, for the author [et al.], 1812) Large folio; [2 ll.], v, 60 pp., plus index; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped green morocco, brown morocco spine.
Plate LXIX, Green Flesh or Candia Melon (1807).


London: T. Bensley, for the author [et al.], 1812

Provenance

Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, New Orleans, by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 30, 1988.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection