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Album of watercolors of Asian fruits and flowers

 
HOLLIS Number
Publication
s.l.: s.n., between 1798 and 1850?

Description

Digital Facsimile

1 album ([39] leaves of plates)

Watercolor paintings of fruits and flowers of Asia. The drawings show mango, jumbol, coffee, tea and clove plants, plantain, jungle mangostein, custard apple, sage, watermelon, breadfruit, durien, black pepper and nutmeg, with English names faintly penciled at upper left of each image.

Drawings may have originated in the Philippine Islands.

 

Language

English
 

Subject

Fruits -- Asia -- Identification -- Pictorial works.; Flowers -- Asia -- Identification -- Pictorial works.; Fruits -- Asia -- Identification -- Pictorial works.; Botanical illustration.; Watercolor painting.