Ribes Americana fructu nigro minimo, Calyce floris campani formi
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30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Ribes Americana fructu nigro minimo, Calyce floris campani formi

Ehret, Georg Dionysius (1708- 1770) (Engraver)

© RHS, Lindley Library

Description

Watercolour on vellum of Ribes americanum, the American Blackcurrant by G. D. Ehret. Ehret was born in Germany and in 1736 his drawings for George Clifford were used in Linnaeus's Hortus Cliffortianus. Ehret later moved to England and worked at the Chelsea Physic Garden and Oxford Botanic Garden.
 

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Date

c.1765
 

Image Reference

LIB0039938
 

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