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Papaya (Fructu oblongo melonis effigie)

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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

Papaya (Fructu oblongo melonis effigie) (Tab.VII from Christopher Jacob Trew, "Plantae Selectae...", Nuremberg, 1750–73)

published 1750–73

Place of Publication

Nuremberg

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 309; Nissen 1997

Dimensions

Platemark: 43 x 28.6 cm (16 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 52 x 34.2 cm (20 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.187

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving

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