Plants of Australia [New Holland] observed by William Dampier (1651-1715) Anonymous
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Plants of Australia [New Holland] observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Four botanical studies, Australian plants collected by William Dampier during his voyage to New Holland in 1699. Plate headed "Plants found in New Holland". Figure 1: "Rapuntium Novae Hollandiae, flore magno coccineo." Figure 2: "Fucus foliis capillaceis brevissimis, vesiculis minimis donates." Figure 3: "Ricinoides Novae Hollandiae anguloso crasso folio." Figure 4: "Solanum spinosum Novae Hollandiae Phylli foliis subrotundis." Plate 2 facing p.109 in: A voyage to New-Holland, &c. In the Year 1699...by William Dampier; within volume 3 of A collection of voyages..., by William Dampier et.al., 4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, 1729). Copy belonging to Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), President of the Royal Society.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1729
- Image reference: RS-9593
- The Royal Society
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