C1855

"IPECACUAN", "SQUILL", "SARSAPARILLA", "COPAIBA".

Artist:

Walter Hood Fitch (1817 - 1892)

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S/N: AHOTVK-035-BOT-OS–226759
(C082)
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Full Title:

“IPECACUAN”, “SQUILL”, “SARSAPARILLA”, “COPAIBA”.

Date:

C1855

Artist:

Walter Hood Fitch (1817 - 1892)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

150mm 
x 235mm
AUTHENTICITY
"IPECACUAN", "SQUILL", "SARSAPARILLA", "COPAIBA". - Antique Print from 1855

Genuine antique
dated:

1855

Description:

Biography:

Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)

Fitch attracted the attention of Sir William Hooker when he became Director of the Kew Gardens in 1841. He stayed there for the next fifty years. Fitch was a quick and extremely industrious artist, his published drawings reached the almost incredible total of 9960. He was the sole draughtsman & lithographer for The Botanical Magazine for forty three years. He was the last of the giants of C19th botanical artists.

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