Title: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine.

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1797

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine. In A collection of exotics, from the island of Antigua. Plate I. by Lydia Byam. London: White, 1799. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Antigua

 

 

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Title: Smooth Cerasee

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1800

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Smooth Cerasee. Handcolored engraving. Plate IX. In A Collection of Fruits from the West Indies, Drawn and Coloured from Nature, And, with Permission, Most Humbly Dedicated to the Princess Elizabeth by Lydia Byam. London: Wilson & Co., 1800. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

 

 

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Title: The celebrated Graman Quacy

Artist/Maker: William Blake

Date: December 2, 1793

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: William Blake, The celebrated Graman Quacy, December 2, 1793, Handcolored engraving. In Narrative, of a five years’ expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman. Plate 76; vol. 2, following p. 348. London: J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1796. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Suriname

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