FLOWERS Edwards 1815 72 Blue Throatwort. From Italy and Middle East.Old Print
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FLOWERS Edwards 1815: # 72 Blue Throatwort. From Italy and Middle East.Old Print

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TITLE/CAPTION/BRIEF DETAILS: FLOWERS Edwards 1815: 72. Blue Throatwort. From Italy and the Middle East Sydenham Teast EDWARDS (1768 8 February 1819) was a natural history illustrator. Edwards was born in 1768 in Usk, Monmouthshire, the son of Lloyd Pittell Edwards, a schoolmaster and organist, and his wife, Mary Reese, who had been married on 26 September 1765 at Llantilio Crossenny Church and where Sydenham was christened in 1768. Mary Reese was a sister of the Rev. William Reece, the curate of Llantilio Crossenny who had married Ann Mackafee. Their son, Richard Reece was an eminent physician and wrote a number of works on medicine. Young Edwards had a precocious talent for draughtsmanship and when only 11 years old had copied plates from Flora Londinensis for his own enjoyment. A certain Mr. Denman, visited Abergavenny in 1779 and saw some of Edwards' work. Denman, being a friend of William Curtis, the founder of the Curtiss Botanical Magazine , spoke to Curtis about the boy. Curtis proceeded to have Edwards trained in both botany and botanical illustration. Edwards established the Botanical Register under his own editorship in 1815 after a disagreement with John Sims, who had succeeded William Curtis. WITH HAND COLOUR I tem

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DATE PRINTED: 1815    

IMAGE SIZE: Overall size including margins 9x5 Inches. All measurements are approximate.

TYPE: Antique print (book illustration)

CONDITION: Good. Suitable for framing. Please see the scan Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the back which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: -

PROVENANCE: 1815



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