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The True Rhubarb, Mountain Rhubarb, Jalap And Mechoacan

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Antique print. The True Rhubarb, Mountain Rhubarb, Jalap And Mechoacan
The True Rhubarb, Mountain Rhubarb, Jalap And Mechoacan
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  • Artist / Collection: Pierre Pomet
  • Product Code: FRP32588
US$50.00

21 x 16 cm (8.25 x 6.25 inches)

This antique copper plate engraving is by Pierre Pomet, a Paris apothecary.
Pomet became chief druggist to King Louis XIV and a purveyor of medicinal remedies from distant lands.
It was made in 1725 for Pomet's " A Compleat History of Drugges ". This was the most complete work about drugs of the period.
The engraving is printed on chain-linked paper.  The edge of the images are cropped, as is usual with these prints.

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Style
Date Made 1700s
Paper Size 21 x 16 cm (16.5 x 9.75 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Black/White
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]
Tags: medicine , pomet , plant , rhubarb , jalap