Pomona Britannica: No. 17 - Plums

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Before publishing his botanical illustrations, Brookshaw was a renowned maker of painted furniture.


Pomona Britannica illustrates fruits cultivated at Hampton Court Palace’s gardens, the most celebrated around London. It was devoted to the most handsome varieties of fruit cultivated in England. Most of the 90 plates in this large and sumptuous book, like these, have dark aquatint backgrounds.
Pomona Britannica:  No. 17 - Plums

Pomona Britannica: No. 17 - Plums


George Brookshaw

(British, 1751–1823)
England, 19th century

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