Hyacinths (Hyacinthus orientalis) (Pl. 6 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, "The Temple of Flora...", London, 1799–1807)

published 1801
After Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), Warner (English, active 1800–1810)

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 301 p. 345, 2nd; Nissen 1955


Platemark: 55 x 41 cm (21 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.) Sheet: 57.3 x 45.5 cm (22 9/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Aquatint, stipple and line engraving printed in color and hand-colored

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Hyacinths (Hyacinthus orientalis). Pl. 6 from Dr. Robert John Thornton, “The Temple of Flora; or Garden of Nature”. Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus. London, 1799-1807.


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