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Thorny-Leaved Bromelia (Bromelia foliis aculeatis)

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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

Bromelia foliis aculeatis (coule racemo lasoterminatrici) (Tab.I from Christopher Jacob Trew, "Plantae Selectae...", Nuremberg, 1750–73)

published 1750–73

Place of Publication

Nuremberg

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 309; Nissen 1997

Dimensions

Platemark: 38.7 x 28.5 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 51 x 35.5 cm (20 1/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

69.185

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving

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