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Amaryllis Crocata/Papilio Nestor Brasil (Pl.16 from Bury, "A Selection of Hexandrian Plants" belonging to the natural orders Amaryllidae and Liliacae...", London.)

Published 1831–34
After Mrs. Edward Bury (Priscilla) (English, 1799–1872), After Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878)

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 071; Nissen 306


Platemark: 54.5 x 45.7 cm (21 7/16 x 18 in.) Sheet: 63.6 x 48.8 cm (25 1/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



“A Selection of Hexandrian Plants”, belonging to the natural orders Amaryllidae and Liliacae from drawings by Mrs. Edward Bury; engraved by R. Havell. London, published by R. Havell 1831-334.)


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