Botanical Elisabeth Blackwell .


Herbarium Blackwellanium  by Elisabeth Blackwell  1757



 Absinthium Ponticum / Wormwood  /"Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 527
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Psyllium perenne ... Fortdaurendes Flöh-Kraut  "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757  pl 543
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page





Sedum  Minus  "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757  pl 428
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Euphragia from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757  pl 427

  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Scutlleraria Tertianaria Dicta from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Cuscuta from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 554
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Muscus Terrestris Lycopodium from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 535 sorry bad pic
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Abrotanum Mas from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 555
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



Anthora  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 562
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £105 inc delivery all whole page



Lunaria from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 420
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page

Cicer


Solanum Tuberosum  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757 pl 523b
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £105 inc delivery all whole page



Prunus Sylvestris  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page base tear to text at base slmost to text


Artemesia  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page


Lauro Cerasus  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page


Stoechas Citrina  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page one mark actually in paper mid rt


Apocnum Syracium from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page


Vaccina  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page  base tear almost to text some surface soiling


Ophioglossum / adder's-tongue ferns from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page


 Thlaspi Vulgare /mustard  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page Sundew


 Ros Solis / sundew,  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page


 Cicer / chickpea  from   "Herbarium Blackwellanium..." Elisabeth Blackwell - Nüremberg 1757
  Elisabeth Blackwell was the artist and engraver of A Curious Herbal in 1737-1739, needed to raise money as her husband was imprisoned for setting up in the printing business without  the required apprenticeship.    Recognising  the need for a definitive/scientific herbal  began working close to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  She also engraved and hand coloured her  prints herself instead of using the three separate craftsmen customary at the time- a botanical illustrator,/ engraver / painter.   She was able to  release her husband from prison, but was soon in more trouble and was executed in Sweden in 1747 for treason.A Curious Herbal",was  published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use of physicians and apothecaries.  Elisabeth died in obscurity in 1758.  A second edition was printed 20 years later in a revised and enlarged format in Nuremberg by Dr. Christoph Jacob Trew, a botanist and physician, between 1757 and 1773 and due to paper type could also be from this edition .. £85 inc delivery all whole page



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