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Creator:
Print made by Elizabeth Blackwell, died 1774, British
Title:

Lysimachia (Loosestrife), Plate 278 from 'A Curious Herbal', volume II, London, 1737

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Curious Herbal, Volume 2, London: 1737

Date:
1737
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (36.8 x 23.5 cm), Plate: 11 7/8 × 7 3/4 inches (30.2 × 19.7 cm), and Image: 10 5/8 × 6 inches (27 × 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper right: "Plate 278"; lower left: "Loosestrife | Eliz. Blackwell delin. sculp. et Pinx."; lower center: "1. Flower. | 2. Seed Vessel. | 3. Seed."; lower right: "Lysimachia."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John D. Viener, Yale AB 1961
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.20.10
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject | botany | flowers (plants) | loosestrife | science
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63610
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