Botanical prints c.1874 lot x 10 medical vegetable dyes ipecac botany lovelyBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(botanical prints- plants- botany- botanical science- dyes- medicine)
Issued 1874, London.
Nice lot of ten (10) antique botanical prints.
Fine assortment, all with detailed original hand color.
Includes depictions of senna, jalap, castor, ipecacuan, sarsparilla,, hemlock, bitter sweet, capers, cayenee pepper, black pepper, ginger, nux vomica, poppy, safflower, aloe, rhubard, fly blown mushroom, purple fox glove, etc.
All are visually attractive, mostly clean and nice condition, any age flaws or condition issues are very minor and easy to forgive or overlook.
Plants Used in Dyeing.
Sheets all measure c. 9 1/2" x 6 1/4".
Printed areas measure c. 8 3/4" x 5 3/4".