Common Provence Rose Bud (Pl. 4 of John Edwards, "The British Herbal", London, 1770)

published 1770

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 104; Nissen 578


Platemark: 35 x 25 cm (13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.) Sheet: 42 x 26.5 cm (16 9/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



“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.


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