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Orange Flower with yellow buds (Lychnis Coronata, Chinese Lychnis [lamp]) (Pl. 223 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1793)

published 1793
After Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), Francis Sansom (English, active 1788–1810s)

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 088; Nissen 2350


Platemark: 20 x 11.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Sheet: 23.2 x 13.5 cm (9 1/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



From William Curtis, “The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed”, London, 1787. 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