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Burnett - Gourd or Bitter Apple

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This lovely botanical lithograph is from Mary Ann Burnett's Plantae Utiliores; or Illustrations of Useful Plants, employed in the Arts and Medicine. The work was published in London by Whittaker & Co. between 1842 and 1845. Mary Burnett was the sister of Gilbert Burnett, the Professor of Botany at King's College London.

The lithographs feature original hand-coloring. The work was issued monthly and featured illustrations of many differernt plants including lilies, melons, mushrooms, medicinal plants, and flowers.

Provenance: Inscription reading 'Sara Anna Marsh with very kind regards to James Law Challis, May 12th, 1870'

Paper Size ~ 8" by 10 1/2"
Condition Report: The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be a few light, scattered fox marks to the paper. There may be a few minor imperfections or faint marks to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

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This lovely botanical lithograph is from Mary Ann Burnett's Plantae Utiliores; or Illustrations of Useful Plants, employed in the Arts and Medicine. The work was published in London by Whittaker & Co. between 1842 and 1845. Mary Burnett was the sister of Gilbert Burnett, the Professor of Botany at King's College London.

The lithographs feature original hand-coloring. The work was issued monthly and featured illustrations of many differernt plants including lilies, melons, mushrooms, medicinal plants, and flowers.

Provenance: Inscription reading 'Sara Anna Marsh with very kind regards to James Law Challis, May 12th, 1870'

Paper Size ~ 8" by 10 1/2"
Condition Report: The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be a few light, scattered fox marks to the paper. There may be a few minor imperfections or faint marks to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

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