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A Curious Herbal by Elizabeth Blackwell 1737 Amoris Pomum Love Apple p 133

Cacao. Flore médicale v.2 Paris :Imprimerie de C.L.F. Panckoucke,1828-1832. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Chromolithograph taken from the Album Benary

Cabbages Birch Ply Print by Ernst Benary

A Chromolithograph plate of Cabbage varieties taken from the Album Benary. The Album contains 28 colour plates in total of vegetable varieties by Ernst Benary which are named in the accompanying page in German, English, French and Russian.

1737 - A curious herbal containing 500 cuts, of the most useful plants, which are now used in the practice of physick - by Elizabeth Blackwell

Illustration taken from ‘A Curious Herbal’ by Elizabeth Blackwell, John Nourse, Samuel Harding. Published Printed for Samuel Harding.

Petunia Schüle's Triumph. Deutsches Magazin fur Garten- und Blumenkunde. (1858)

From our collection of botanical photographs, illustrations, and paintings. We hope you will enjoy these images as much as we do.

Plant image of plantain (Plantago asiatica L., Fam plantaginea) from the Vienna Dioscorides (leaf 29, verso). Descriptions of Dioscorides, Galen and Krateuas compared to 30 recto. Chortasmenos of John (1406). Description: An astringent and inhibits blood flow. It can be used against inflammations and to treat ulcers, bites and wounds. Also used for mouthwash.

Plant image of plantain (Plantago asiatica L., Fam plantaginea) from the Vienna Dioscorides (leaf verso). Descriptions of Dioscorides, Galen and Krateuas compared to 30 recto.

scientificillustration:  Filipendula ulmaria- meadowsweet Thomé, O.W., Flora von Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz, Tafeln, vol. 3: t. 402 (1885)

Side Effects and Health Benefits of the Herb Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) and Its Uses as a Remedy for Diarrhea, Heartburn and Other Ailments

1737 v. 1 #1010 -  A curious herbal :containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants ...To which is added a short description of ye plants and their common uses in physick. [Missouri Botanical Gardens]

1737 v. 1 - A curious herbal :containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants .To which is added a short description of ye plants and their common uses in physick.

A variety of produce. Some commissioned, one done as a promotional piece. All available for licensing.

This was painted long ago using acrylics in light washes as you would use watercolor. This style is not as easy to achieve with acrylics because you can not lift paint once it is dry.

1737 v. 1 #1010 -  A curious herbal :containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants ...To which is added a short description of ye plants and their common uses in physick. [Missouri Botanical Gardens]

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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