Scarlet Trumpet Flower Published 1845
"Slapixantha coccinea" Scarlet Trumpet Flower, Plate 4158 by Walter Hood Fitch c1845
Method: Copper plate engraved hand colour finished, gum arabic highlights
Creator: Drawn by Walter Hood Fitch
Published: Pub Curtis's Flower Magazine or Flower Garden Displayed by Samuel Curtis F.L.S. & William Jackson Hooker K.H. c1842
Condition: Good condition with some age tone and original colour
Approx plate size: 9" X 5" (230mm x 130mm)
Notes: The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical Magazine.Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their first publication on the pages, and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations.