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Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn).
18th c British Scientific Graphic Arts

Mary DELANY (1700 - 1788)
c. 1740-1780
18th c
Cut paper
Great Britain.
London. British Museum.
Delany created mosaics of plants out of cut paper which are elegant as art works and accurate as biological specemins.

Caption: Mary DELANY (1700-1788) |Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn). |British|c. 1740-1780|Great Britain.
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