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Creator:
Print made by Georg Dionysius Ehret, 1708–1770, German
after Georg Dionysius Ehret, 1708–1770, German
Title:
The Bay-Berry Tree, Myrtus arborea aromatica, Plate X
Date:
1750
Medium:
Line engraving with hand coloring on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 9 inches (33.3 × 22.9 cm) and Plate: 11 1/2 × 7 3/8 inches (29.2 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper left: "Plate X * | The Bay Berry | Tree"; upper right: "Page 145"; lower left: "OTIUM | DIGNITATI | To the Right Honourable | The Earl of Halifax | First Lord Commissioner of | Trade and Plantations | This Plate is humbly Inscrib'd, | &c."; lower right: "G.D.Ehret. Delin. & Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Bernard Kosto, Yale 1957, MD 1962
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2017.10.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Associated Places:
Barbados | Bayberry
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:74160
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