Masson's Heath (Erica Massoni)

Masson's Heath (Erica Massoni) (Pl. 356 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1796)

published 1796
After Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), Francis Sansom (English, active 1788–1810s), Publisher William Curtis (English, 1746–1799)

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 088; Nissen 2350


Platemark: 20.5 x 11.5 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Sheet: 22.7 x 13.2 cm (8 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Number 356 from William Curtis, “The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed”, London, 1787 - present). Started by William Curtis and issued in monthly parts containing three coloured plates; the first plate is dated 1786.


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