Common Avens (or Herb Bennet), Asarabacca (sometimes used as a snuff )

Artist/Collection: Benjamin Herbert Barton
Product Code: FRP18741
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Common Avens (or Herb Bennet), Asarabacca (sometimes used as a snuff )

22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).

Also shows Birch (emblem of authority in Roman times), Biting Persicaria

This fascinating antique chromolithograph of plants used in medicine was made in 1877 and comes from a work about medicinal plants by Benjamin Horton and Thomas Castle. Their aim was to give an accurate description of the medicinal plants found in Britain. At the time it was felt many had been forgotten, but in fact could still be of great use. This is an original antique made in 1877, not a reproduction, and is in excellent condition with colors which are fresh and bright.
Find out how lithographs were made here.

© Fine Rare Prints

Date Made 1849-1899
Paper Size 22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)