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More tropical plants, these taken from Christoph Jacob Trew and Georg Dionysius Ehret’s “Plantae Selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini in hortus curiosorum”, published in Nuremberg, Germany. These being from the first edition so ca. 1750. Taken from a recent Sotheby’s catalog. All are part of the same lot.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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