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Cortesi, Wendy W., giclee print from original watercolor, Sassafras and Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly (Sassafras albidum and Papilo Troilus), 2014

 File — control: VIS 248.007, location: VIS OS Box 88
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: 2014