Boraginaceae - Echium vulgare. From: Flora rustica: exhibiting accurate figures of such plants as are either useful or injurious in husbandry by Thomas Martyn.
Boraginaceae - Echium vulgare
From: Flora rustica: exhibiting accurate figures of such plants as are either useful or injurious in husbandry by Thomas Martyn.
London, F.P. Nodder, 1794, volume 4, plate 136. Hand-coloured engraving by Frederick Polydore Nodder (sheet 133 x 215 mm). Text enclosed.
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Frederick Polydore Nodder (fl. 1777-1800), Botanic Painter to Queen Charlotte, made illustrations for Erasmus Darwin’s Botanic Garden, and a number of delicate little plates for T. Martyn’s Flora Rustica … (Blunt). The plates were not only drawn and engraved by Nodder, but also coloured under his direction. Thomas Martyn was professor of botany at Cambridge.
* Pritzel 5929; Dunthorne 196; Blunt p. 151; Nissen BBI 1291; Great flower books p. 67; Hunt 721; Henrey 1023; Stafleu & Cowan 5570.