1. Ciliate leav’d Rhododendron. 2. The Storax Tree. 3. The Hope Hornbeam. 4. Ternate leav’d Rue. 5. Purple Tragacanth. 6. Lemon Saxifrage.
Dr. John Hill, actor, dramatist, botanist doctor and prolific author was one of the more colourful figures of eighteenth century London. His ‘Eden, or a Complete Body of Gardening’, was one of the most beautiful illustrated botanical books of its time.
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Copper engraving. Early colour. Fine condition. Mounted size: 40 x 56cm. Size: 23 x 38 cm. (9 x 15 inches).