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 complet..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Hedge Mustard (herb) , Hedge Nettle (dead Nettle)This fascinating antique chromolithograph of plants used in medicine was made in 1877 and comes from a work about medicinal plants by Benjamin Barton and Thomas Castle. Their aim was to give an accurate descrip..
31 x 23 cm (12 x 9.25 inches).WoadThis is an antique hand colored lithograph of wild flowers by Jane Loudon (1807-1858). Mrs Loudon had a fascinating, accomplished and challenging life. She was a pioneering authoress of early science fiction and (together with her husband) a leading horticulturalist..