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    Aquatint Plate Colored by Hand,
    from the First Folio Edition of
    Thornton's
    The Temple of Flora

    [Botanical]. Robert John Thornton. Large Flowering Sensitive Plant. London: Thornton, 1799. Hand-colored print from the first folio edition of The Temple of Flora (published in London, 1799-1806). Buchanan's second state, with detailed sky in aquatint, and no circles on the ends of the stamens. Engraved by Joseph Constantine Stadler after Philip Reinagle. Large folio. Approximately 22.25 x 17.5 inches. Toned, thumbsoiled, upper corner chipped (not affecting image). Still, a good example.
    Buchanan, p. 17.


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