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Three Pink flowers on Stalk (Meliantnus Minor, Small Meliantnus or Honey Flower) (Pl. 301 from William Curtis, The Botanical Magazine; or Flower Garden Displayed, London, 1795)

published 1795
After Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Place of Publication: London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 088; Nissen 2350


Platemark: 21.7 x 14.2 cm (8 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Sheet: 27.3 x 20.2 cm (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Cultivated England 1708. 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