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GNAPHALIUM BY SOWERBY & CURTIS C1822 GNAPHALIUM BY SOWERBY & CURTIS C1822

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COMPACT FLOWERING GNAPHALIUM (GNAPHALIUM CONGESTUM) BY JAMES SOWERBY C1822.

Fine copper engraving published by Samuel Curtis with original hand colour for The Botanical Magazine.

William Curtis (1746-1799) Born in Alton, Hampshire spent a life dedicated to Natural History but became famous for his "The Botanical Magazine" which he first published in 1784 and was carried on after his death by his son Thomas and nephew Samuel.