C1832

Lalacca Rumphu

Artist:

Vishnupersaud

Very rare and important image of a Fish Tailed Palm from Nathaniel Wallich (1786-1854) ‘Plantae Asiaticae Rariores’, who was a Danish surgeon and botanist who worked in India, initially in the Danish settlement near Calcutta and later for the East … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Lalacca Rumphu

Date:

C1832

Artist:

Vishnupersaud

Engraver:

M.Gauci 

Condition:

In good condition with folds as issued.

Technique:

Lithograph, with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

530mm 
x 740mm

Frame Size: 

700mm 
x 930mm
AUTHENTICITY
Lalacca Rumphu - Antique Print from 1832

Genuine antique
dated:

1832

Description:

Very rare and important image of a Fish Tailed Palm from Nathaniel Wallich (1786-1854) ‘Plantae Asiaticae Rariores’, who was a Danish surgeon and botanist who worked in India, initially in the Danish settlement near Calcutta and later for the East India Company. He was involved in the early development of the Calcutta Botanical Garden, describing many new plant species and developing a large herbarium collection which was distributed to collections in Europe. Several of the plants that he collected were named after him. This is elephant folio size which twice the size of the others from the same series. From Wallich’s ‘Plantae Asiaticae Rariores’,

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