Lot 14
  • 14

Warwick, B., and others

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1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • "Botanical sketches coppied from natural specimens chiefly from the new government gardens at Sydney, during a residence there in 1863-65." [Sydney, c.1863-1869]
  • Paper
Title within botanical watercolour border, 35 botanical watercolours (from 234 x 210mm. to 387 x 283mm.), some explanatory inscriptions and dates in ink, one watermarked 1863, loose, browning and minor tears, occasional repairs to verso

Catalogue Note

A collection of watercolours showing flowers and fruits, comprising: Myrtus tomentosa (woolly-leaved myrtle); Melianthus minor (honey flower); Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree); Brugmansia [suaveolens] (angel's trumpet), also with Stifftia chrysantha, Pyrus cydonia, Digitalis and others.
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