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Anemome flowerÃ•d or Waratah Camellia; Rose - After CLARA POPE [1767-1838] - 1819. 
Published by John and Arthur Arch 23 x 17in 1819 - Hand-coloured aquatint, from Samuel Curtis's 'A Monograph on the Genus Camellia. The Whole from Original Drawings by Clara Maria Pope'. tears and fraying to edges A rare camellia engraving after one of the finest British botanical artists. The colouring is so fine as to give the appearance of a watercolour.Curtis's work is described by 'Great Flower Books' as Ã”one of the earliest and probably the finest of all the great camellia booksÃ•.
[Bookseller: R.G. Watkins Books and Prints]
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