Flora, the goddess of flowers in Roman mythology. From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Flora, the goddess of flowers in Roman mythology.
From: Flora. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van boomen, heesters, éénjarige planten, enz., voorkomende in de Nederlandsche tuinen by Heinrich Witte.
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, (1868), allegorical frontispiece. Chromolithograph by G. Severeyns (sheet 225 x 297 mm, marginally stained).
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Heinrich Witte, a Dutch gardener, was assistant curator and head-curator at the Leiden botanical garden from 1855-1898. He was a successful and prolific popularizer of borany and horticulture.