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Besler, Basilius, hand-colored copperplate engraving, Flos Solis prolifer [Multiflorous Sunflower] from Hortus Eystettensis, engraved by Heinrich Ulrich, Eichstatt near Nuremburg, first edition, 1613

 File — control: VIS 248.002, location: VIS OS Box 86
Scope and Content From the Collection: This collection contains botanical prints acquired by the Cherokee Garden Library from a variety of sources. Prints include watercolors, hand-colored lithographs, hand-colored copper engravings, and hand-colored plates from books. Some of the artwork is framed and subjects include camellias, fruit trees, ornamental plants, birds, and insects. Of special interest are rare 17th century hand-colored copper engravings by German botanist and apothecary Basilius Besler (1561-1629).
Dates: 1613