Antique print. Water Plantain, Water Parsnip

Water Plantain, Water Parsnip

Artist/Collection: Benjamin Herbert Barton
Product Code: FRP18783
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Water Plantain, Water Parsnip

22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).

Also shows Wood Sorrell (leaves used in salads), Woodruff (medicinal use)

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