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Botanical Hand-Colored Engravings Including Philip Miller, 18th to 19th Century

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Philip Miller (English, 1691 – 1771)
Rheum, circa 1758
Hand-colored engraving on laid paper
Published by Phillip Miller, London
Engraved by I. Miller
Title inscribed in plate to the lower left

Artist unknown
Rumex Acetosa, early-mid 19th century
Hand-colored engraving on laid paper
Engraved by Friedrich Guimpel (German, 1774 – 1839)
Title inscribed in plate to the lower center

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- toning, foxing, light discoloration, and accretions to print and paper of both artworks, but more heavily to Rumex Acetosa; minor creasing and wear to paper at the edges of the sheet of Rumex Acetosa; chipping and flaking to the gold-toned gesso veneer of Rumex Acetosa frame heavily scattered throughout; abrasions, scratching, scuffing, discoloration, and accretions to frame of Rumex Acetosa; minor abrasions, scratching, scuffing, and accretions to the frame of Rheum.


15.25" W x 19.25" H x 2.0" D

- measures frame of Rheum, with plate measuring 8.75" W x 13.25" H; frame of Rumex Acetosa measures 14.5" W x 18.5" H x 1.0" D, with plate measuring 7.5" W x 9.5" H.

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