Aloe arborea
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Watercolour on vellum of an Aloe flower and leaf 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.

Image Details

Date
 
c.1765
Image Reference
 
LIB0039939

© RHS, Lindley Library

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