Passiflora speciosa 1844
Gems of Nature and Art, engravings by Mr. B.
Fawcett, published in London by Groombridge and Sons.
Described by Killip as 3 lobed, Dr. Roland Fisher advises that Reto Gamma found P. speciosa in the wild and it was always 5 lobed.
'The subjects from Gems of Art And Nature were selected to provide pictures that, in the words of the print maker “will attract in an instant… and leave impressions of lasting value...and be treasured by the family circle.”
spectacular range of colors. Printed on thick, stiff paper, plate printed
on one side and paper blank on reverse.
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