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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2017.2.7
Object Name Print
Description "Althaea Vulgaris," hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate 218 from Hortus Eystettensis (The Garden of Eichstätt), by Basilius Besler, engraved by Wolfgang Kilian et al. Nuremberg, first edition, 1613
Title Althaea Vulgaris, Plate 218 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 Gift of Jeffery M. Leving
Subjects Illustration, Botanical
Hemp-leaved Althaea
Musk Mallow