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Orchis morio mas foliis masculatis (The male orchid with spotted leaves) (From John Edwards, "The British Herbal", London, 1770)

Provenance

Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection

published 1770

Place of Publication

London

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 104; Nissen 578

Dimensions

Platemark: 35 x 24.8 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.) Sheet: 46.5 x 28.5 cm (18 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.151

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, hand-colored

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