A Rare Mid-19th Century Pen & Ink and Watercolour Botanical Study of a Eucalyptus
A Rare Mid-19th Century Pen & Ink and Watercolour Botanical Study of a Eucalyptus

A Rare Mid-19th Century Pen & Ink and Watercolour Botanical Study of a Eucalyptus

c. 1857 British Australia

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A rare mid-19th century botanical study of a eucalyptus with detailed cross-section.

Inscribed 'Eucalyptus Perfoliata Blue Gum Tree' and dated 17th Sept 1857.

Set in a giltwood frame.

The Blue Gum Tree is native to Western Australia. This sketch along with others in the collection would have formed part of a scientific survey of flora and fauna throughout the former British Empire.
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Dimensions
Height 11.75 inch (29.84 cm)
Width 9.00 inch (22.86 cm)
Depth 0.75 inch (1.90 cm)
Stock Code
1084
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