'The Rambootan' and 'Poolasang' Thomas Medland
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'The Rambootan' and 'Poolasang'
Botanical study of the rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) the tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia. Showing the flowers and fruit of the plant on a single sprig and a detail of the fruit. With a second detail showing a second fruit, the pulasan (Nephelium mutabile). Plate 12 from the book A voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793...to which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation...southern Africa...by John Barrow (London, 1806). Printed below: "Engraved by T.Medland The Rambootan a Fruit of the Poolasang. Published June 4, 1806, by Messrs.Cadell & Davies, Strand, London". John Barrow's voyage to southern Vietnam (Cochinchina) was undertaken as the preliminary to Lord Macartney's Embassy to China John Barrow (1764-1848) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1805.
Original: aquatint. 1806
- Image reference: RS-10737
- The Royal Society
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