Samuel Curtis, Chrysanths, Silk Wall Hanging

Samuel Curtis,  Chrysanthemums, Plate 7 from 'The Beauties of Flora', 1820

Taken from a beautifully coloured engraved plate depicting Chrysanths from the 1820 publication ‘The Beauties of Flora’ by Samuel Curtis 

Silk wall hanging, 15" x 30".

100% Silk, mounted on canvas. Wood frame and faux leather strap.

Samuel Curtis (born in Walworth, Surrey on 29 August 1779) was an English botanist and publisher who specialised in Spermatophytes, a major division of the plant kingdom, characterised by reproduction by seed.

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