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Creator:
Mrs. P. D. H. Page, 20th century
after John White, active 1585–1593, British
Title:

Milkweed, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 55 A]

Additional Title(s):

Wysauke.

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, blue white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 15/16 × 8 1/8 inches (35.4 × 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black-green ink, upper left: "The hearbe wch the Savages call Wysauke | where wth theie cure theire wounds wch | they receave by the poysoned arroes | of theire enemyes. etc."; inscribed in pen with black ink, upper right: "Wysauke."

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1042
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject | herb | leaves (plant materials) | plant | stem
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46566
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