Curtis Thyme Antique Botanical Illustration
This is a lovely old hand colored copper plate engraving from the early 1800’s. Old botanical illustrations like these come from 18th and 19th Century periodicals. Authors include Curtis, Edwards and Sweet. These old botany prints are English water colored copper plate engravings on hand made rag. @5×8″.
Curtis Thyme Botanical Illustration from c.1810. Hand colored copper plate engraving by Curtis in which Edwards hand colored the plate here, himself.