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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2017.6.2
Object Name Print
Description "Chameleon Niger Vulgaris," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 281 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613
Title Chameleon Niger Vulgaris, Plate 281 from Hortus Eystettensis, first edition
Date 1613
Role of Creator Illustrator
Creator Besler, Basilius
Role of Creator 2 Engraver
Creator 2 Kilian, Wolfgang
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-16 inches
Credit line Museum purchase
Subjects Illustration, Botanical
Small Carlina
Alpine Carlina
Blessed Thistle
Blue Sea Holly