POPE, Clara Maria.
A Monograph on the Genus Camellia.
Clara Pope was a gifted miniaturist and portraitist who exhibited at the Royal Academy, but it was her botanical illustrations which meant the most to her. After contributing to Botanical Magazine she was asked by William Curtis to illustrate his monumental work A monograph on the genus Camellia. She married for a second time to Alexander Pope, a noted poet and actor of the day.
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Size: 685 x 506 mm. Each A set of five colour lithographs. Excellent condition.